Topic Progress:

A situation may have mental and physical impacts.

Physical – seek out appropriate medical assistance immediately.  If possible, photograph your injuries.

Mental – attacks can have physiological impacts.  If you’ve been through or witnessed a traumatic event seek out qualified professionals.  Know the signs of mental trauma (PTSD) Some examples would be:

  • Flash backs to the event
  • Increases use of alcohol or rugs
  • Memory loss specifically around the event
  • Anger
  • Intense feelings of distress
  • Insomnia
  • A lack of motivation for life or daily activities
  • Upsetting memories of the specific event that don’t go away
Light bulb

If any of these symptoms show up seek professional medical attention immediately!