If you have been injured in a Georgia drunk driving crash due to a negligent driver’s poor decision to get behind the wheel, you may not be only physically injured, but you may be emotionally scarred, battered and bruised. When you find yourself in this situation, there are some things you can do that may help you heal emotionally.
- Express yourself. Tell those you love about your feelings. Talking can be therapeutic. It is better to let your feelings out than to keep them in.
- Cry. If you feel like crying, do so. Once you cry, you may be able to think more clearly.
- Write. You may find that expressing your feelings in a journal may help you.
- Blog. Starting a blog and allowing those close to you to read what you are going through physically and emotionally may help.
- Support. Attending a support group with other people who are recovering from an injury may be beneficial to your mental health.
- Message. If you cannot attend a support group, you may be able to write or read questions, suggestions, and others’ experiences on message boards.
- Get professional help. Talking with a counselor may help you survive this difficult time emotionally.
By connecting with others who have been hit by a drunk driver in Georgia, hearing about their physical pain and emotional suffering, and sharing your own story with others, you may be able to take steps to restore your emotional well-being.
Emotional healing is important, and one way to begin healing is to seek justice in a personal injury claim for your emotional suffering, financial loss, physical pain and devastation. Call Shane Smith Law at to request a complimentary consultation with an Atlanta injury attorney. You may also benefit from reading a copy of our free book, I Was Hit by a Drunk Driver: What Do I Do Next? The Guide for Victims of Georgia Drunk Driving Accidents.