Social security and Disability

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 10/08/2015 - 17:02

My husband has been collecting social security and working. He has now become disabled can he collect disability too?

Gina Ottobre (not verified)
Sun, 06/11/2017 - 02:46 Permalink

I have a question? My boyfriend and I are currently receiving treatment for an opiod addiction, are we eligible for social security/disability?


In reply to by Gina Ottobre (not verified)

Mon, 06/12/2017 - 14:53 Permalink

Hi Gina,
Generally dependency/addiction does not qualify for disability benefits.

Diane (not verified)
Fri, 06/16/2017 - 13:22 Permalink

Question for you, my dad is 75 years old and was in a car accident and has been in the hospital for almost six months now, does he qualify(social security/ disability benefits) or does he not qualify ? or Is disability only if your working and become disabled ?
information needed


In reply to by Diane (not verified)

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 14:59 Permalink

Hi Diane,
Unfortunately as he over full retirement age, he may not be eligible for SSDI benefits, however if he has limited income and resources, he may be eligible for SSI benefits.

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