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Questions about Feelings After Spinal Cord Injury

Dealing with a spinal cord injury is an emotional experience for the entire family. Hear people talk about handling their feelings after Spinal Cord Injury.

How do you handle anger?

Darren
Injured in 1993 at age 20, Quadriplegic

Carol Ann
Son injured in 1993 at age 20, Quadriplegic

Mary Ellen
Daughter injured in 2005 at age 15, Quadriplegic

Eric
Injured in 1986 at age 26, Paraplegic

Do you ever feel guilty?

Darren
Injured in 1993 at age 20, Quadriplegic

John
Son injured in 1985 at age 22, Quadriplegic

Carol Ann
Son injured in 1993 at age 20, Quadriplegic

Patricio
Injured in 1998 at age 24, Quadriplegic

Did you ever self-medicate with alcohol and drugs?

Hector
Injured in 1979 at age 19, Paraplegic

Christopher
Injured in 1980 at age 16, Quadriplegic

Megan
Injured in 1995 at age 18, Paraplegic

Marzet
Injured in 1996 at age 15, Paraplegic

Did you ever consider suicide?

Hector
Injured in 1979 at age 19, Paraplegic

Ramon
Injured in 1999 at age 25, Paraplegic

Michelle
Injured in 2002 at age 21, Quadriplegic

Carrie
Injured in 2003 at age 20, Quadriplegic

Are you happy?

Jorge
Injured in 1978 at age 11, Paraplegic

Joey
Injured in 2005 at age 13, Quadriplegic

Monserat
Injured in 2008 at age 16, Paraplegic

Bill
Injured in 1970 at age 8 months, Paraplegic