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UW Fraternities Ban Hard Alcohol 
KIRO 7 | March 5, 2019
Jason Kilmer, Ph.D., comments on university changes to alcohol policies.

Building Strength and Resilience After a Sexual Assault: What Works
NPR | October 4, 2018
Sexual assault is still a highly stigmatized form of trauma, and that can complicate recovery for years. In an in-depth NPR interview, senior fellow Emily Dworkin, Ph.D., talks about her research findings and her perspective on where society and science need to go next to prevent assaults and help survivors heal.

Today, Be Kind to Yourself
The New York Times | September 28, 2018
Senior fellow Emily Dworkin, Ph.D., who researches the use of social support among trauma victims, explains that trauma survivors can regain a sense of power over their experience when they “feel through those tough feelings” instead of tuning out.

New Study Aims to Help Soldiers with PTSD
King 5 | March 16, 2018
The UW is conducting a study to help soldiers with PTSD by evaluating the effectiveness of a Stress Check that connects them with resources and provides counseling over the phone. Debra Kaysen, Ph.D., and Denise Walker, PhD, co-lead the study.

The VA Refuses to Endorse Solution for New PTSD treatment
KIRO 7 | May 21, 2017
Jeff Dubois from KIRO 7 interviews Michele Bedard-Giligan, Ph.D., about what pre-clinical research suggests about the effect of marijuana on PTSD sufferers.

Where You Live May Affect How Much You Drink
King 5 | May 15, 2017
Isaac Rhew, Ph.D., discusses why neighborhoods with greater poverty and disorganization may play a greater role in problem drinking than the availability of bars and stores that sell hard liquor.

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