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

  • Order our print materials free from the US Government Publishing Office.
  • Print on your printer.
  • Download files to send to a professional printer (instructions included).

Handouts

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

The Best Treatment for PTSD

The Best Treatment for PTSD (poster/flyer)

An 11" x 17" single-sided color poster or 8.5" x 11" flyer describing the latest evidence for PTSD treatment.

Download:
The Best Treatment for PTSD (PDF)


Color Brochure: What is PTSD?

What is PTSD? (trifold brochure)

A tri-fold color brochure (8.5" x 11" flat) describing PTSD and effective treatments.

Download:
What is PTSD? brochure (PDF)


PTSD Tri-fold Card (business card size)

What is PTSD? (tri-fold wallet card)

A tri-fold wallet-sized card (approximately 2" x 3.5") that includes a self-screen and where to get help.

Download:
What is PTSD? card (PDF)


What is PTSD Infographic (poster/flyer)

What is PTSD? Infographic (poster/flyer)

An 11" x 17" single-sided color poster or 8.5" x 17" flyer that describes PTSD symptoms.

Download:
What is PTSD Infographic (poster/flyer) (PDF)


Understanding PTSD image

Understanding PTSD and PTSD Treatment (booklet)

What is PTSD and how can PTSD treatment help? Learn about PTSD and read real stories in this 16 page, full color booklet.

Download:
Understanding PTSD and PTSD Treatment
English | En Español (PDF)


UNDERSTANDING PTSD: A Guide for Family and Friends image

Understanding PTSD: A Guide for Family and Friends (booklet)

What is PTSD and how can you help? Learn about PTSD and how it effects friends and family members in this 16 page, full color booklet.

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


PTSD: Help for Family and Friends (poster/flyer)

PTSD: Help for Family and Friends Infographic (poster/flyer)

An 11" x 17" single-sided color poster or 8.5" x 17" flyer that describes what you need to know about PTSD for yourself and for your loved one.

Download:
PTSD: Help for Family and Friends Infographic (poster/flyer) (PDF)


PTSD Treatment Works: Know Your Options

PTSD Treatment Works: Know Your Options Infographic

An 11" x 17" single-sided color poster or 8.5" x 17" flyer explaining treatment options, effectiveness of various treatment options, and next steps.

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


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 (PDF)


Effective Treatments for PTSD: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Effective Treatments for PTSD: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

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

Download:
Helping Patients: CBT for PTSD
English | En Español (PDF)


Effective Treatments for PTSD

Color Brochure: Effective Treatments for PTSD

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

Download:
Effective Treatments for PTSD
English | En Español (PDF)


PTSD Treatment Works: Know Your Options

Choosing the Right PTSD Treatment for you Infographic

An 11" x 17" single-sided color poster or 8.5" x 17" flyer explaining how to make a decision about PTSD treatment.

Download:
Choosing the Right PTSD Treatment for you Infographic (PDF)


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)


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)


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PTSD Information Voice Mail:
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ncptsd@va.gov
Also see: VA Mental Health