The Extra Burdens Faced by Young People with Chronic Illness | Psychology Today

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http://m.psychologytoday.com/collections/201411/it-takes-courage/the-extra-burdens-faced-young-people-chronic-illness

Every chronically ill person has his own journey to travel.
This article highlights some of the most pressing  struggles that chronically ill young people struggle with every day.
Number 7  impacts them forcefully. There is not a simple answer to this delicate issue.
A solid financial plan and support from able parents or other relatives are definitively an invaluable tool to contribute to the peace of mind of young patients.

I must also add that a young person afflicted by a chronic illness most likely have nut has the opportunity to earn the required amount of credit work hours to qualify for Disability Benefits from the Social Security system.
Do not ever assume that a young ill person will do fine because the “government will take care of his needs”  through  a disabled status.

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