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How do people deal with functioning at work if they are depressed?

ive been dealing with depression and anxiety for over 0 years and am on meds for it. Ive lost 4 jobs in one year because there are times when I can not get out of bed and or have panic attacks all day. my doc told me that I could not file for disability. i am now 20 thousand dollars in debt trying to pay my rent and bills. Ive tried working ay home (ebay etc...) and it just doesnt mke enough. What should I do?

Asked By: hinallc - 6/15/2007
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There is a program called Vocational Rehabilitations at least that is what it is called in ND whose primary purpose is to assist those individuals with disabilities (depression and anxiety are considered disabilities) to obtain and maintain employment. I would apply for their services - in fact I am a client of Voc... More
Answered By: Ken W - 6/15/2007
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Get a second opinion from another doc to see if there are other meds you should be taking, because you still have debilitating symptoms on the ones you are on.
Answered By: Pokey-Chan - 6/15/2007
 
I don't understand why your doctor says that you cannot file for disablity. I'd go see another doctor for a second opinion - make sure the new doctor knows that you are depressed to such an extent that it is debiliating and that affects the major life activity of working and just functioning. I would then find an... More
Answered By: Maritime66 - 6/15/2007
 
listen too music create a positive influence... More
Answered By: lilly - 6/15/2007
 
I'm a manic depressant as well. . I used to be as bad as you, but I'm getting better. . honestly, what I would do is have a nice long talk with my boss after they hired me. I'd even put it on my application. That way, if they fire you for it, you can actually sue them. It doesn't hurt to talk to your bosses, they're... More
Answered By: sweet_angel32117 - 6/15/2007
 
I agree with the vocational rehab suggestion. They do help you sort out your emotional issues and can help with job placement or training. Let me make a suggestions on a medication I have been taking for several years and has seemed to help. Seroquel for depression, it also helps you get a good nite sleep. Wellbutrin... More
Answered By: adkfoaiefnafedw - 6/15/2007
 
contact your employee assistance program
Answered By: understandingrecovery - 6/15/2007
 
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