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Denied SSDI in New Hampshire for Depression? There May Be Hope!

Are you living with a chronic physical condition that has caused you to become depressed? You’re not alone. It is not uncommon to become depressed when you have a physical disability that keeps you from doing the activities you once enjoyed.

Chronic disabilities, especially those that impact your brain chemistry and sleep functions, can have a significant impact on your mood. With both a physical and mental disability, you might need to try to apply for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits for depression in New Hampshire. Many times, these applications get denied for one reason or another.

Handling a Denial of SSDI in New Hampshire for Depression

Although you may be denied New Hampshire SSDI for depression, if you have a physical disability, you might be able to appeal your claim. Here’s what you need to know about appealing a denial for depression:

  • Let the Social Security Administration (SSA) know that you are seeking treatment. If you regularly see a medical professional to help you cope with how to manage your physical disability and depression, include this information on your appeal. Give details such as how long you have received help, the types of treatments you have tried, and how you responded to these treatments.

  • Show the SSA the types of medications you are using. Some medications can cause depression or mood disorders. If the medication you take to treat or help with your physical disability has caused your depression, the SSA will want to see this in your appeal form.

  • Be ready to describe how depression impacts your daily life. The SSA will ultimately want to know how limiting your disability is from depression. Together with your New Hampshire SSDI attorney, describe in detail how depression limits your daily life. Use specifics to show how depression has prevented you from being able to work in the position you once held.

Receiving a denial for depression is scary, especially when you are already limited by a chronic physical ailment. We understand how challenging it can be to apply for the benefits you need and deserve. Putting the experience of a skilled New Hampshire Social Security disability attorney at Keefe Disability Law, on your side you can with your appeal.

Let us be your voice during this difficult process. Call Keefe Disability Law at 888-904-6847 to schedule your appointment with one of our New Hampshire disability attorneys today.

 


John L. Keefe
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