If Drug abuse and Addiction is deemed irrelevant to your disability, then it will be possible that SSA will grant you disability benefits. If the Social Security Administration decides if your addiction is due to materially affects your disability, then you will not be granted disability benefits.
For instance, if you are addicted to alcohol and file for your disability benefits as a result in having emphysema, then the Social Security Administration may find your alcohol addiction relevant to the condition of emphysema. Is that not the case, your alcohol addiction will not get your disability benefits approved. However, your disability application must meet the listing requirements for emphysema under the Social Security Administration guidelines for disability. Now if you addicted to cigarettes, then the Social Security Administration will consider smoking material to the fact you have emphysema, then your disability benefits will not probably be granted regardless if you meet all the criteria for an emphysema disability.
If you have a history of drug or alcohol addiction are not currently an active addict, It may be wise to purchase a self-help book or seek a good Social Security Disability Attorney in order to help you review your medical records, prior to filing for your disability benefits, if your disability claim is for psychiatric nature.
Drug Addition Disability Benefits Case
The Social Security Administration will not approve your disability benefits for drug addiction. Also, the SSA will find that your drug addiction is not evidence for your drug use which will cause your disability claim to be denied. Now if your drug addiction is deemed irrelevant to the condition for you are applying for disability benefits, then it will not stop you from getting disability benefits? If you have been an addict, but now is in recovery, and it is highly suggest you work with a medical professions and a qualified advocate, self-help book, or Social Security Disability Attorney to gather present documentation to prove your claim before a Disability Determination Services (DDS) or Administrative Law Judge.
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