11/20/17: SSI and SSDI for FEP

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Relevant Resources from the SSA:
Click here to read the BLUE BOOK (the medical disability evaluation standards SSA uses in determining eligibility).
Click here to read the RED BOOK (the SSA’s guide to employment supports for individuals receiving SSI and/or SSDI).

Information on Benefits Counseling:
Project IMPACT provides personal benefit counseling to people that get SSI and/or SSDI and are employed or looking for a job. This can help individuals with disabilities understand what may happen when they go to work or increase earnings.
Click here to learn more about Project IMPACT.

The Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission (MRC) helps individuals with disabilities live and work independently. MRC is responsible for Vocational Rehabilitation, Community Living and eligibility determination for the SSI and SSDI federal benefits programs. Click here to learn more about the MRC.

You can also contact Public Disability Benefits Specialist Hermin Miranda, MA, CWIC, NABWIS directly at (617) 204-3854 or  herminio.miranda@massmail.state.ma.us.

8/21/17: Psychopharmacology in First Episode Psychosis

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