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Social Security and Disability Resource Center

Friday, February 18th, 2011

resources for seniorsOne of our readers recommended that we include a link to the Social Security and Disability Resource Center. We checked it out, and it seems to contain some valuable content. Here’s a description of the site from our reader:

The Social Security and Disability Resource Center website provides answers to questions concerning how to apply for disability, how to appeal a claim in the event of a denial, how to navigate the federal system, and how to avoid certain mistakes that are commonly made by applicants filing for either SSD (social security disability) or SSI (supplemental security income) benefits.

Specifically, she thought our readers would find the article “Can I Qualify For Disability and Receive Benefits based on Depression?” relevant.

We’re also adding the link to our Blogroll (on the left), so you have convenient access to it on return visits.

Photo by First Baptist, available under a Creative Commons attribution license.


Bipolar Disorder Reports Skewed?

Thursday, November 19th, 2009

Bipolar disorder gets a lot of bad press, even among those of us who have struggled with it in our lives. I have noticed this particularly online, from exasperated family members and exhausted individuals with bipolar who haven’t yet found effective treatment.


Hopeworks Community and Hope Sources

Saturday, August 16th, 2008

Larry and Linda Drain who have formed a local chapter of DBSA (Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance) in Blount County, Tennessee. The group’s mission is to provide information and support for people with bipolar disorder and their loved ones and facilitate connections among people in the bipolar community. As Larry has said, “The weight is less heavy when it’s shared.”


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