a few days ago i was robbed at work. some guy stuck a 3 foot shotgun in my face. noone got hurt but i cant get it out of my head. I feel ok, then i feel like i am going to have a complete breakdown. I have suffered from anxiety my whole life and i dont know if i will evre be able to get over this. Im scared i wont ever be the same person i was before. Im crying just writing this because i feel so scared and angry. I dont know what to do
you need to talk to someone who can sit with you and advise you of different tools you can use to make yourself feel safe again. what a horrible thing you went through. trust me i held it in for 8 years and caused myself more problems. i also have GAD that i was alsways able to deal with. PTSD is totally different. therapy is the only thing that has helped me. be safe and be well!!!