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A variety of handouts, posters and flyers that you can use to raise PTSD awareness:

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Handouts

In addition to the materials below, you can print any of our web pages to use as handouts.

PRIMARY CARE: The Best PTSD Care Anywhere Starts with You!

PRIMARY CARE: The Best PTSD Care Anywhere Starts with You!

An 11" x 17" single-sided color poster, for printing on a color laser printer or professional printing. This poster/infographic informs individuals that Primary Care teams have an important role in treating Veterans with PTSD. Know the facts about recommended PTSD treatments to provide the best care to your patients.

Download:
PRIMARY CARE: The Best PTSD Care Anywhere Starts with You! (PDF)


The Best Treatment for PTSD

The Best Treatment for PTSD

An 11" x 17" single-sided color poster, for printing on a color laser printer or professional printing. This poster/infographic informs individuals about the latest evidence for PTSD treatment.

Download:
The Best Treatment for PTSD (PDF)


Color Brochure: What is PTSD?

Color Brochure: What is PTSD?

A standard size, tri-fold color brochure to use as a handout. This brochure describes PTSD and effective treatments. For professional printing or it can also be printed on a color laser printer.

Download:
What is PTSD? brochure (PDF)


PTSD Tri-fold Card (business card size)

PTSD Tri-fold Card (business card size)

For professional printing, a wallet-sized (approximately 2" x 3.5"), two-color card to be pocketed until it is needed. Includes a self screen and where to get help.

Download:
What is PTSD? card (PDF)


Understanding PTSD image

Understanding PTSD and PTSD Treatment

What is PTSD and how can PTSD treatment help? Learn about PTSD and read real stories in this 14 page, full color booklet. For printing on a color laser printer.

Download:
Understanding PTSD and PTSD Treatment | En Espanol (PDF)


UNDERSTANDING PTSD: A Guide for Family and Friends image

Understanding PTSD: A Guide for Family and Friends

What is PTSD and how can you help? Learn about PTSD and how it effects friends and family members in this 14 page, full color booklet. For printing on a color laser printer.

Download:
Understanding PTSD: A Guide for Family and Friends | En Espanol (PDF)


PTSD Treatment Works: Know Your Options

PTSD Treatment Works: Know Your Options

An 11" x 17" single-sided color poster, for printing on a color laser printer or professional printing. This poster/infographic explains treatment options for individuals who have PTSD, effectiveness of various treatment options, and next steps for individuals who would like to seek treatment.

Download:
PTSD Treatment Works: Know Your Options (PDF)


Treating Women

Treating Women with PTSD

An 11" x 17" single-sided color poster, for printing on a color laser printer or professional printing. This poster/infographic encourages women who have PTSD to seek treatment by contacting their VA provider or Women Veterans Program Manager to inquire about trauma-focused therapy for PTSD so that they can get better sleep, live life with more satisfaction, and reduce their PTSD symptoms.

Download:
Treating Women (PDF)


How to Help Your Loved One during Cognitive Processing Treatment

Color Brochure: How to Help Your Loved One during Cognitive Processing Treatment

An 8.5" x 11" single-sided color brochure. This brochure will help you learn what to expect and how you can support your loved one during Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) treatment.

Download:
How to Help Your Loved One during CPT Treatment: English


How to Help Your Loved One during Prolonged Exposure Treatment

Color Brochure: How to Help Your Loved One during Prolonged Exposure Treatment

An 8.5" x 11" single-sided color brochure. This brochure will help you learn what to expect and how you can support your loved one during Prolonged Exposure (PE) treatment.

Download:
How to Help Your Loved One during PE Treatment: English


Effective Treatments for PTSD: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Effective Treatments for PTSD

Standard 8.5" x 11" double-sided color flyers to help providers treating those with PTSD.

Download:
Helping Patients: CBT for PTSD:
English | Spanish


Effective Treatments for PTSD

Color Brochure: PTSD Treatments

A standard size, tri-fold color brochure to handout. For professional printing or on a color laser printer.

Download:
Effective Treatments for PTSD: English | Spanish


Sound Familiar: Side Effects of Anti-Anxiety Medications

Sound Familiar: Side Effects of Anti-Anxiety Medications

An 11" x 17" single-sided color poster, for printing on a color laser printer or professional printing. This poster/infographic illustrates possible side effects of using benzodiazepines such as Alprazolam, Clonazepam, Diazepam, Lorazepam to treat PTSD.

Download:
Sound Familiar: Side Effects
of Anti-Anxiety Medications
(PDF)


Things Change: Including Your PTSD Medication

Things Change: Including Your PTSD Medication

An 11" x 17" single-sided color poster, for printing on a color laser printer or professional printing. This poster/infographic encourages individuals currently taking anti-anxiety drugs for their PTSD, to talk to their doctor about alternative treatment options.

Download:
Things Change: Including
Your PTSD Medication
(PDF)


Too Many Medications?

Too Many Medications?

An 11" x 17" single-sided color poster, for printing on a color laser printer or professional printing. This poster/infographic informs individuals who taking 3 or more medications for PTSD, TBI, or pain and are experiencing uncomfortable side effects. Tips are provided for working with their provider to reduce risks and learn about options.

Download:
Too Many Medications? (PDF)


For Veterans and Families: Understanding PTSD and Substance Use Disorder

For Veterans and Families: Understanding PTSD and Substance Use Disorder

A standard 8.5" x 11" double-sided color flyer to use as a handout for Veterans and families. This brochure describes PTSD and SUD (Substance Use Disorder) and effective treatments.

Download:
Understanding PTSD and Substance Use Disorder flyer (PDF)


How's Your Sleep?

How's Your Sleep?

An 11" x 17" single-sided color poster, for printing on a color laser printer or professional printing. This poster/infographic encourages individuals who have PTSD to ask their provider about a referral for CBT for Insomnia (CBT-I) if they want an alternative to taking medication to help them sleep.

Download:
How's Your Sleep? (PDF)


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PTSD Information Voice Mail:
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Also see: VA Mental Health