I'm so very, very sorry that you are going through this. My heart goes out to you. It's good that you realize what is going on as that's always the first step. Stress is truly detrimental and more so when one has lyme. Is there any way you can just ignore your mother? I didn't get along with my mother either and it has always caused me lots of anxiety.
Anyway, perhaps the links below will help a bit regarding Section 8:
Hang in there and let us know how you are feeling, okay?