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I am sorry to hear you are experiencing these difficulties. There are aid programs available to those who have mental health disabilities and you are also eligible to collect welfare and even obtain public housing assistance while you are a student.
The limitations on the programs for your disabilities is when it comes to school assistance, those programs are not readily available to those with mental health disorders I am afraid. Until you are 24 FAFSA absolutely refuses to consider a student independent from their parents and even if you submit an affidavit claiming you are fully emancipated FAFSA refuses to accept that and will not agree to exclude your parental income. I am afraid that legally there is nothing else to do to get them to recognize you as independent because those are the rules the federal government has set forth.
Thus, for student aid, you are going to have a hard time, but you should be able to qualify for the welfare and food stamp benefits because they do not consider your parental income for those programs.
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