Last Updat­ed on April 13, 2023 by acci­dents

Glos­sary of Terms for heal­ing after car acci­dent.

Adap­tive Activ­i­tiesMod­i­fied ver­sions of hob­bies or activ­i­ties that accom­mo­date phys­i­cal changes or lim­i­ta­tions.
Bud­get­ingCre­at­ing a finan­cial plan that accounts for income and expens­es, espe­cial­ly after unex­pect­ed life events.
Cop­ing Strate­giesTech­niques used to man­age stress, anx­i­ety, and oth­er emo­tion­al chal­lenges fol­low­ing a car acci­dent.
Insur­ance ClaimsThe process of fil­ing a claim with an insur­ance com­pa­ny to receive com­pen­sa­tion for dam­ages or injuries.
Jour­nal­ingWrit­ing down thoughts, feel­ings, and expe­ri­ences to process emo­tions and devel­op healthy cop­ing mech­a­nisms.
Med­ical Pro­fes­sion­alsHealth­care experts, such as doc­tors and ther­a­pists, who pro­vide treat­ment and guid­ance for phys­i­cal injuries.
Men­tal Health Pro­fes­sion­alsTher­a­pists or coun­selors who pro­vide sup­port and guid­ance for emo­tion­al and psy­cho­log­i­cal chal­lenges.
Mind­ful­ness and Relax­ation Tech­niquesPrac­tices like med­i­ta­tion and deep breath­ing exer­cis­es that help reduce stress and improve well-being.
Per­son­al Rela­tion­shipsCon­nec­tions with friends, fam­i­ly, and loved ones that pro­vide emo­tion­al sup­port and under­stand­ing.
Sup­port Net­workA group of indi­vid­u­als who offer encour­age­ment, advice, and assis­tance dur­ing chal­leng­ing times.