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Engaging in a Diálogo about Culture and Mental Health

Engaging in a Diálogo about Culture and Mental Health

December 11, 2013 By Caroline Clauss-Ehlers, PhD My entrée to mental health reporting in 1999 was unplanned. I was working for a not-for-profit organization and a request came in for someone to speak about depression during the holidays for a local Spanish television show, Diálogo en el Bronx. Not sure…

Greg Miller Interviews Vikram Patel

Greg Miller Interviews Vikram Patel

December 5, 2013 Former fellow Greg Miller has a new piece out in WIRED Magazine about the preeminent psychiatrist Vikram Patel. Vikram Patel, a psychiatrist at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, is one of the leaders in the global mental health movement and well known for his strategy of…

Radio Stories from Producer Laura Starecheski, 2011-2012 Fellow

Radio Stories from Producer Laura Starecheski, 2011-2012 Fellow

December 4, 2013 Radio Producer Laura Starecheski, 2011-2012 Fellow, has recently released three new pieces on schizophrenia and a special on veterans with a focus on mental health. The first piece, The Hospital Always Wins, is a culmination of Laura’s nine-year relationship with artist Issa Ibrahim that inspired her entry into…

Current Fellow Jonathan Martin on Peer Support

Current Fellow Jonathan Martin on Peer Support

December 2, 2013 One of our current fellows, Seattle based journalist Jonathan Martin, has an editorial out on the benefits of peer bridges to reduce hospitalizations and enhance recovery. Find his article in the Seattle Times here.