US Disability
Canada Pension
BP & SSDI
SSDI
Effects of Disaster
SSDI
Disability Culture
Disability Myths
Services
How to Pay
Qualifications
Choosing Therapist
Know Your Rights
Double Standard


There are many individuals with Bipolar Disorder who are able to continue functioning normally...living, working, and participating in life.

There are some though, who because of the severity of their disorder, or the frequency of their episodes who are unable to do so and are disabled by the disorder.

Provisions have been made both in the United States and Canada for those people who are unable to work.

Being disabled is not something to be ashamed of.

Some web sites to check out:

Canada Pension Plan (CPP) Disability Benefits

Social Security Online - Disability Programs
Social Security Disability Secrets

The following brochures and booklets are available in the .pdf format All are believed to be in the public domain.  To view them you need to download a free Adobe Reader

Download the Free Adobe Reader Here

bulletA Guide to Implementing Effective Emplyment Services for People with Psychiatric Disabilities - NMHA
 
bulletMental Health in the Workplace
 
bulletWork as a Priority
 
bulletHomelessness

Some excellent web resources (searched and submitted by Missy - thank you)

http://www.psycom.net/depression.central.ssd.html

http://www.marthachurchill.com/ssmibasic.htm

http://www.thearc.org/afcsp/defdisability.htm

http://www.disabilitysecrets.com


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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