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The Dreaded Denial and where to go from here

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My SSA Journey

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Last post by Bonzai
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Last post by Bonzai
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on July 15, 2015, 01:17:38 PM

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Last post by diane
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Last post by shaks24
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on August 02, 2017, 03:08:35 PM

The Psychological side of Disability

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A safe place to share the sensitive and ever-changing issues like depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, and stress as it relates to our disabilities, SSDI/SSI , and every day life.

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Financial Assistance Prescription Drugs, Health Care, Housing and More

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Last post by Lit Love
in Re: presciptions
on June 06, 2015, 07:11:40 AM

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Last post by June
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on August 07, 2017, 09:56:36 AM

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In this forum you will find Free and Low Cost Health Care Programs. These programs include Medical, Dental and Vision Assistance.

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Last post by dantanna85
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on July 02, 2016, 05:13:38 PM

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Last post by bevg
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