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Q: Hello I've been suffering from anxiety and I get panic attacks. Can I qualify for disability and who can help me?

Hello I have 2 weeks without working and i work in construction and when I don't work due to anxiety I don't get benefits. I have 2 kids and my wife and I dont know what to do with this anxiety that doesn't let me work due to panic attacks. It all started almost 4 years ago when my... Read more »

Kelvin K. Lee
Kelvin K. Lee
answered on Apr 11, 2022

Dear Sir,

You may be eligible for State Disability Insurance (SDI) from the California Employment Development Department (EDD) if you apply within 49 days of the date you were last able to work. It will pay a percentage of your salary for up to 12 months. You will have to initiate this...
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