Rosalynn Carter Fellowships for Mental Health Journalism Program Welcomes Middle Eastern Journalists

September 14, 2016 ATLANTA…For the first time, journalists from Middle Eastern countries will participate in the annual meeting of The Rosalynn Carter Fellowships for Mental Health Journalism Program held at The Carter Center each year. Fellows from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Qatar join the 20th class of fellows in a journalism program which … Continue reading Rosalynn Carter Fellowships for Mental Health Journalism Program Welcomes Middle Eastern Journalists

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 what to expect, I was … Continue reading Engaging in a Diálogo about Culture and Mental Health

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 task shifting, which he discusses … Continue reading Greg Miller Interviews Vikram Patel

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 mental health reporting. She reports … Continue reading Radio Stories from Producer Laura Starecheski, 2011-2012 Fellow

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 than three years ago, the … Continue reading Fellow Bobbie O’Brien Reports on new HBO Documentary on Veteran Suicide

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 challenging. It is true: for … Continue reading Ethics and Mental Health Journalism: The Difficult Case of Borderline Personality Disorder

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 through their cultures. Kam speaks … Continue reading Former Fellow Katherine Kam speaks up on Asian American Mental Health

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 Act." The symposium will be … Continue reading The 29th Annual Rosalynn Carter Symposium on Mental Health Policy