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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. Postpartum psychosis isn’t as well-known as postpartum…
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….
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. Fellowship applications are open now until April…
5 protips for applying for a Rosalynn Carter Fellowship for Mental Health Journalism
Applications for the Rosalynn Carter Fellowships for Mental Health Journalism are open until April 8, 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 overseeing the program…
Applications Open for 2020-21 Rosalynn Carter Fellowships for Mental Health Journalism
ATLANTA (Feb. 5, 2020) — The Carter Center, a global leader in mental health, is pleased to announce that applications for journalists who are U.S. citizens and residents are now being accepted for the Rosalynn Carter Fellowships for Mental Health Journalism. Selected fellows will join a top-notch cohort of more…
Carter Fellow Reflects on Challenging and Enriching Year
Courtenay Harris Bond is a 2017–18 Rosalynn Carter Mental Health Journalism Fellowship recipient. She is a freelance journalist and a Scattergood Foundation Journalist-in-Residence.