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i quit my job as a teacher because the medicine i was taking

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i quit my job as a teacher because the medicine i was taking effected my memory and i was unable to pass a state test which would have given me my teacher's license. am i entitled to any kind of aid--unemployment, disability, etc?
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I'm sorry to hear about your situation and hope I can help.

What medication were you on and for what?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Ativan and Vicodin for chronic pain from Pudendal Neuralgia.

Hello Barry,

Unfortunately, you wouldn't be entitled to unemployment benefits if you voluntarily quit your job, even though it was due to you not passing the test due to the medication that you were taking.

However, you should qualify for disability benefits due to Prudenal Neuralgia.

You can apply for disability benefits online here:
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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

FYI, CA teachers are not entitled to State disability.

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