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The Daily Freeman: SUNY New Paltz Part of Collaborative Effort in Haiti (September 26, 2017)

UBNow: Social Work Part of Statewide Collaboration to Build Sustainable Village in Haiti (September 25, 2017)

Times Herald-Record: Editorial: Editorial: Kudos to Those Who Have Heart (September 11, 2017)

Times Herald Record: SUNY New Paltz program trains students to offer public mental health aid in disasters (September 4th, 2017)

WAMC: Disaster Mental Health Conference Focuses on Mass Transportation(April 14, 2016)

New Paltz Oracle: Newtown: Examining Loss through a New Lens  (March 9th, 2017)

The Newtown Bee: Panel Discussion to Follow SUNY New Paltz Screening of Newtown  (March 4th. 2017)

Chronogram: Documentary Screening of Newtown at SUNY New Paltz (February 28th, 2017)

Daily Freeman: Newtown Documentary will be shown at SUNY New Paltz March 7th, 2017 (February 24th, 2017)

WAMC: SUNY New Paltz Students Study Disaster Preparedness in Israel (January 25, 2015)

WAMC: Psychological First Aid is Practiced in the Middle Easy (August 5, 2014)

NBC News: Boston Bomb Attack Triggered PTSD in Local Kids, Study Finds  (May 30, 2014) 

WAMC: SUNY New Paltz Institute Director Provides Support at 9/11 Museum (May 15, 2014)

CNN - Piers Morgan Live: The emotion of the landslide and FLT 370 (Mar. 25, 2014)

CCTV America: Dealing with the Grief in the Media Spotlight (Mar. 25, 2014)

NBC News: Text Message to Passenger Families a 'Secondary Trauma,' Grief Experts Say (Mar. 24, 2014)

The New Paltz Oracle: Teaching through the trauma  (Jan. 30, 2014)

Times Herald-Record: SUNY New Paltz group teaches in Israel  (Jan. 20, 2014)

NBC News: Crisis counseling after a disaster: Does anything really help? (Dec. 14, 2013)

Times Herald-Record: Tragedy on the Tracks: Blame helps survivors, family cope (Dec. 5, 2013)

Huffington Post: Is Disaster Mental Health Helpful? Revisiting the Response to the Sandy Hook  (Dec. 4, 2013)

WAMC: Veteran Reporter And Mental Health Expert Discuss Train Derailment  (Dec. 2, 2013)

Times Herald-Record:  Veteran Reporter And Mental Health Expert Discuss Train Derailment  (Oct. 12, 2013)

WAMC: Mental Health Counselors Receive Training to Help Military Families(October 11, 2013)

Poughkeepsie Journal: Residents Experience a Familiar Fear After Navy Yard Shooting (Sept. 17, 2013)

New Paltz Times. Dealing with Planned Disaster (June 27, 2013) 

WAMC: Mental Health Providers to Gain Skills to Help Veterans (June 26, 2013)

WAMC: Disaster Mental Health Conference Focuses on Radiological Readiness (April 18, 2013)

WAMC: Interview with Dr. James Halpern: Disaster Mental Health Institute Director Coun (Jan. 8, 2013)

Times Herald-Record: SUNY New Paltz Trauma Expert Counseled Newtown Families. (Dec. 31, 2012)

American Red Cross: Local Red Cross Deploys to Newtown, CT (December 19, 2012)

The New Paltz Oracle: Red Cross Shelter Set up During Sandy (Nov. 15, 2012) 

News Pulse: Superstorm Sandy spares New Paltz, spurs campus relief efforts (Nov. 9, 2012) 

WAMC: Midday Magazine Interview with IDMH Conference Keynote Speakers Dr. Figley and Dr. Tedeschi (April 19, 2012)

The New Paltz Oracle.  IDMH Conference will Address Needs of Trauma Workers  (March 29, 2012) 

The New Paltz Oracle.  Psychoeducational Material TO Be Dispersed  (March 1, 2012)

News Pulse: Professor assists in Newtown,Conn.  (Jan, 14, 2012)

Times Herald-Record: 9/11 anniversary: Advice at SUNY New Paltz: Move on - but remember(Sept. 10, 2011)

News Pulse: New Paltz students, staff and faculty help operate Red Cross Shelter (Sept. 9, 2011)

Health News Daily: How 9/11 Memorials Break Isolation, Offer Comfort (Sept. 8, 2011)

Health Magazine: Psychic Wounds Last for Those Touched by 9/11  (Sept. 7, 2011)

New York Times: Colleges Now Offering Education in Disaster (June 10, 2011)

Times Herald-Record: Lessons from 9/11 reviewed at event at SUNY New Paltz (April 8, 2011)

WAMC: IDMH Conference explores ties between disasters, mental health (April 11, 2011)

Times Herald-Record:SUNY Panel Discusses Effects of Crisis on Japan, World at Large(March 18, 2011)

Times Herald-Record: SUNY educator helps find ways to ease nuke-scare panic  (March 17, 2011)

Poughkeepsie Journal: Mid-Hudson Residents Remember Helping out After Katrina (Aug. 27, 2010)

Times Herald-Record: "My View: The Traumatic Impact of the WTC attack and misappraisal of risk." (Sept. 15, 2009)

WAMC: "51%" with Monica Indart, Paula Madrid and Dianne Kane (April 17, 2009)

IDMH on On-Campus SUNY New Paltz (April 3, 2009)

News Pulse: Federal grant provides funding for sixth annual IDMH conference on April 17(March 23, 2009)

Times Herald-Record: Crisis Response gets 'Savvier' at SUNY New Paltz

News Pulse: Institute for Disaster Mental Health selects advisory board chair (Jan. 12, 2009)

KnowledgeGapExtistsonBestPracticesforPTSD (December 2008)

Times Herald-Record: Caring for veterans' mental health: Conference focus going 'beyond the yellow ri' (April 12, 2008)

WAMC: Healing the Scars of War (April 4, 2008)

News Pulse: 9/11 call of duty (Oct. 8, 2007)

Ulster County Press: conference_article*

Poughkeepsie Journal: SUNY Course Gets Aid (April 9, 2007)

Poughkeepsie Jornal:SUNY Program Studies Effect of Disasters (Sept. 10, 2006)

Times Herald-Record:
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Red Cross: SUNY Students Learn Real Life Lessons as Katrina Volunteers (Feb. 28, 2006)

USA Today: It was bad news (Dec. 28, 2005)

Faces of New Paltz: James Halpern & Phyllis Freeman (October 2005)

Daily Freeman: dailyfreeman_091805 * (Sept. 18, 2005)