Physical accidents can have severe effects on your mental health. You might not anticipate it, but it is not only the obvious physical injuries you suffer. The unseen impacts of physical accidents can also creep up on you and take you by surprise; I see it in my surgery time after time.
Whether you have been involved in a road traffic accident, an accident at work, or an incident while you’re out in a public place, it’s totally normal to feel these mental impacts. And it’s not a sign of weakness to talk about them.
Here is some of the advice I give to my patients who are suffering from mental health issues after a traumatic experience.From Dr. Hilary Jones, The Mighty