I was in a car accident about one month ago. Some kid rear-ended me while I was stopped at a stop sign. Ever since, I have been dealing with tinnitus. Tonight, it's a loud, high-frequency, persistent sound. It sounds like static in my head - like something from high voltage wires. It is 3:38am, and I still can not sleep. I am the sole provider, and many people depend on me. I am a computer programmer, and this has made it difficult to concentrate. I feel like this is not sustainable, and I'm worried that it is permanent. I have two daughters that I need to put through college. Feeling overwhelmed, and sorry for myself, and exhausted. Having trouble coping with this noise.