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Join #CarterFellowsChat to learn more about our mental health journalism fellowships

Carter Fellows and a longtime adviser will take live questions about the fellowships, applications and more.  UPDATED March 5, 2020: We missed you at #CarterFellowsChat! Tap on the tweet below and then on each question to see tips for applying from fellows Aneri Pattani and Christine Herman, and longtime Journalism…

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“We have come a very long way”: Carter Fellow Marion Scher shares her experience covering mental health in South Africa

By Will McCollum NAIROBI, Kenya — Fifteen years ago, Marion Scher wanted to understand how stigma around mental illness affected black and white communities in rural and urban South Africa. A veteran journalist, she spent time as a Rosalynn Carter Mental Health Journalism Fellow in Johannesburg talking to children with…

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KQED’s April Dembosky talks about her gut-wrenching investigation into women with postpartum psychosis who kill their children.

2019-2020 Rosalynn Carter Mental Health Journalism Fellow April Dembosky takes us behind-the-scenes and into her investigation on postpartum psychosis. Her story aired on KQED on February 6, 2020. Read and listen here. It also ran in Mother Jones and the Mother Jones podcast. By Kari Cobham Senior Associate Director Postpartum…

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Carter Fellow Deborah Wang shares recommendations for reporting on suicide

2018-19 Rosalynn Carter Mental Health Journalism Fellow Deborah Wang shares recommendations for reporting on suicide from her fellowship training, reporting and research. Deborah is a contributing reporter at KUOW Public Radio and host of the SoundQs podcast. Read and listen to Deborah’s mental health reporting during her fellowship year here….

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She tried everything to treat her complex PTSD. Now she’s writing a book to help others—and herself.

Stephanie Foo is a writer, radio producer and a 2019-2020 Rosalynn Carter Fellow for Mental Health Journalism. This is a lightly edited version of the informal essay Stephanie submitted for her fellowship application, republished with her permission. Links have been added for context. The deadline for fellowship applications has been…

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5 protips for applying for a Rosalynn Carter Fellowship for Mental Health Journalism

The application deadline for the Rosalynn Carter Fellowships for Mental Health Journalism has been extended to April 29, 2020. Learn more here.  The first time I sat down to dig into applications for The Rosalynn Carter Fellowships for Mental Health Journalism, I was barely six weeks into my new role…

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Applications Open for 2020-21 Rosalynn Carter Fellowships for Mental Health Journalism

UPDATE (April 3, 2020) — The Rosalynn Carter Fellowships for Mental Health Journalism is extending its deadline for applications, recommendations and the applicant letter of support to April 29, 2020, for journalists who are U.S. citizens and residents. Fellows are still expected to be announced Wednesday, July 15, 2020, on…