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Mental Health Series on Univision Atlanta

Mental Health Series on Univision Atlanta

November 21, 2013 Amanda Ramirez, one of our 2012-2013 Fellows, is having her Spanish language series on mental health in the Hispanic community aired this week on the Univision Atlanta TV station. Her first two stories are Story # 1 –  ‘No Estoy Loco!’ and Story # 2 – ‘Salud…

Fellow Bobbie O’Brien Reports on new HBO Documentary on Veteran Suicide

Fellow Bobbie O’Brien Reports on new HBO Documentary on Veteran Suicide

November 19, 2013 Bobbie O’Brien, 2010-2011 Fellow, reports on a new HBO documentary on veteran suicide on her blog, Off the Base. O’Brien launched the multimedia forum as part of her project with the Journalism Fellowship Program, and celebrates with this announcement her 1,000th blog post. Since its inception more…

Ethics and Mental Health Journalism: The Difficult Case of Borderline Personality Disorder

Ethics and Mental Health Journalism: The Difficult Case of Borderline Personality Disorder

November 18, 2013 By Dominic Sisti Emotions run high in interviews with clinicians about patients with borderline personality disorder (BPD). Many doctors are not comfortable treating patients with BPD. Some are even openly hostile and admit they ‘turf’ or avoid patients with BPD because they find them too exhausting or…

Former Fellow Katherine Kam speaks up on Asian American Mental Health

Former Fellow Katherine Kam speaks up on Asian American Mental Health

November 15, 2013 Katherine Kam, 2012-2013 Fellow, dedicated her Fellowship project to shedding light on the unique issues in mental health for Asian American teens and students. She recently interviewed with host Jenee Darden at Mental Health and Wellness Radio about what pressures and stigmas Asian American youth may experience…

The 29th Annual Rosalynn Carter Symposium on Mental Health Policy

The 29th Annual Rosalynn Carter Symposium on Mental Health Policy

November 5, 2013 This Thursday November 7 and Friday November 8, The Carter Center Mental Health Program will host the 29th Annual Rosalynn Carter Symposium on Mental Health Policy. This year’s topic is “The Road Ahead: Challenges and Opportunities for Behavioral Health Care During the Implementation of the Affordable Care…

European Citizen’s Prize Awarded to Romanian Fellow Adviser, Ioana Avadani

European Citizen’s Prize Awarded to Romanian Fellow Adviser, Ioana Avadani

November 4, 2013 This past October, Ioana Avadani, administrator of the Romanian Fellowship Program, traveled to Brussels to receive the prestigious European Citizen’s Prize awarded by the European Parliament. The Prize has been awarded since 2008 to recognize exceptional achievements by Europeans. It is given for “activities that either facilitate…