Spinal Cord Injury Personal Experience Interviews

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Anger, Guilt and Depression After Spinal Cord Injury

Personal experiences in these videos have been chosen from interviews with more than 100 people living with spinal cord injury.


A spinal cord injury always has a powerful emotional impact that new patients must find ways to manage. It's important to understand that anger, guilt and depression are common. Here are real-life answers about mental health after a spinal cord injury:


Q&A: How do you handle anger?

Q&A: Do you ever feel guilty?

Q&A: Did you ever self-medicate with alcohol or drugs?

Q&A: Did you ever consider suicide?

Q&A: Are you happy?