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Supportive Literature

We have a wide selection of brochures for crash victims, available in English and Spanish, covering grief and healing, talking to children and teens about death, coping with serious injury, the criminal and civil court system, and other topics of interest.

Grief brochures | Injured brochures | Legal brochures | Children brochures

 Teenager brochures | Intervention brochures

Grief brochures

Adult Grief After a Traumatic Death
Grief is not an event, but a process of experiencing the effects of a death or other loss. Grief is something that everyone experiences at some point in their lives. Traumatic grief is different and even more difficult.

Afrotando una Merte Traumatica (Coping with Traumatic Death)
Es difícil imaginar la magnitud del dolor asociado con la muerte traumática de un ser querido.

Coping with Traumatic Death
It is difficult to imagine the magnitude of pain associated with the traumatic death of a loved one. When someone is killed suddenly and violently, grief reactions of family and friends can be intense, complicated, and long lasting.

El Dolor en Los Adultos Traumática Después de Una Muerte (Adult Grief After a Traumatic Death)
El duelo no es un evento, sino un proceso de experimentar los efectos de una muerte u otra pérdida. Es algo que todas las personas experimentan en algún momento de sus vidas. El duelo traumático es diferente y aún más difícil.

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Injured brochures

Afrotando Lesiones (Coping with Injury)
Cuando usted ha sido lesionado en un accidente causado por la conducción bajo la influencia de sustancias es probable que sufra muchas consecuencias físicas y emocionales diferentes que nunca se esperaba.

Coping with Injury
After a crash the first thing people naturally focus on are the physical injuries. There are all different kinds of physical trauma that can occur as a result of a substance impaired driving crash. Some crashes will cause non-permanent injuries, while others may have long lasting effects.

Surviving Injury
Substance impaired driving crashes cause hundreds of thousands of injuries each year to victims/survivors who, through no fault of their own, must now cope with the aftermath of a crash.

Vivir Con Lesiones De La Médula Espinal (Living With Spinal Cord Injury)
Individuals who are involved in impaired driving crashes often incur bruises, broken bones and thermal burns. But unlike many victims/survivors, those with spinal cord injuries face permanent and lifelong changes, often resulting in paralysis and/or loss of sensation below the site of the injury.

Vivir Con Lesión Cerebral (Living with Brain Injury)
People who have been involved in shock caused by drivers often unfit experiencing severe bodily trauma.

Vivir Con Quemaduras Traumáticas (Living with Burn Injury)
Individuals who are involved in impaired driving crashes often incur bruises, broken bones and head injuries. But unlike many victims/survivors, those with burn injuries wear the scars of their trauma for the world to see.

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Legal & Financial brochures

A Guide Through the Criminal Justice System
It is common for victims/survivors to feel powerless and intimidated by the criminal justice system. When you are in the vulnerable position of having been victimized by another persons actions, it may take all you have to cope with the aftermath of the traumatic event.

Declaración Del Impacto En La Víctima Folleto (Victim Impact Statement Booklet)
Judges today are compelled by law to give victims and their family members an opportunity to address the court. Every state guarantees the right to present a written or oral statement in court addressing the impact of crime on the people most affected.

El Sistema Dejusticia Penal (The Criminal Justice Process)
It is common for victims / survivors feel helpless and intimidated by the criminal justice system.

Financial Recovery
Victims/survivors are encouraged to read this brochure to explore a variety of avenues when pursuing benefits, restitution and other resources.

Recuperación Financiera (Financial Recovery)
Victims/survivors are encouraged to read this brochure to explore a variety of avenues when pursuing benefits, restitution and other resources.

Seleccionando A Un Abogada Civil (Selecting a Civil Attorney)
This booklet is intended to provide a guide General to select and hire a civilian lawyer, not intended to be a substitute for or a better resource than the council legal or professional.

Selecting a Civil Attorney
This brochure is intended to help alleviate some of the anxiety associated with choosing the right legal representation.

Victim Impact Statement Booklet
Judges today are compelled by law to give victims and their family members an opportunity to address the court. Every state guarantees the right to present a written or oral statement in court addressing the impact of crime on the people most affected.

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Children brochures

Ayudar A Los Niños A Enfrentarse Con La Muerte (Helping Children Cope With Grief)
We would like to tell our children that the world is fair and just, but it is not so. Adults and children alike must realize that painful things happen. It is impossible to live without hurt.

Child Sibling Grief
The sudden and violent death of a loved one in a drunk driving crash is painful at best. It is hard to accept that no one is immune from danger in the world and that we are vulnerable.

Helping Children Cope With Grief
We would like to tell our children that the world is fair and just, but it is not so. Adults and children alike must realize that painful things happen. It is impossible to live without hurt.

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Teenager brochures

¿Cómo te Sientes? (How Are You Feeling? (Teen Grief))
If someone you love died in a drunk-driving crash, you may never again face anything as shocking as this loss.

How Are You Feeling? (Teen Grief)
If someone you love died in a drunk-driving crash, you may never again face anything as shocking as this loss.

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Intervention brochures

Previeniendo (Prevention)
Si usted está leyendo este folleto, es probable que se encuentre en una posición muy difícil y atemorizante de conocer a alguien que bebe o que consume drogas y conduce.

Preventing Substance Impaired Driving and Child Endangerment
If you are reading this brochure, you may be in a very difficult and frightening position of knowing someone who drinks and/or uses drugs and drives.

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