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I have a gambling addiction, for which I am seeking professional help. Am I eligible for disability benefits?

Disability Benefits - Question 86
A gambling addiction which includes anxiety, depression, panic and other symptoms that interfere with day-to-day functioning can form the basis for a disability claim. Seeking professional help to deal with the addiction is generally a requirement for qualifying for disability benefits.

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After a very bad car accident in 2009, I developed an addiction to a prescription painkiller. I am currently seeking medical help. Unfortunately, my addiction affected my performance at work and I was terminated by my employer. I never got the chance to file for disability benefits and I currently have no source of income. What are my options?

Industrial Alliance provides group benefits at my job. When I was in rehab and couldn’t work, I applied for long-term disability but they argued that I am not really disabled, even though my addiction affected by ability to function day-to-day. Is there any way to fight this?

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