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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.

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Carter Center Journalism Fellow Christine Herman wins PRNDI Award

Christine Herman, a health reporter for Illinois Public Media and Side Effects Media, received a Public Radio News Directors Incorporated (PRNDI) award for outstanding news feature.

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The Rosalynn Carter Fellowships for Mental Health Journalism Announces Two New Fellows from Qatar

As part of a partnership with the Qatar Foundation’s World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH), The Carter Center announced today two new recipients of the Rosalynn Carter Fellowships for Mental Health Journalism in Qatar.

The Rosalynn Carter Fellowships for Mental Health Journalism Program Announces New Fellows from Colombia

The Rosalynn Carter Fellowships for Mental Health Journalism Program Announces New Fellows from Colombia

ATLANTA…The Carter Center and the Universidad de La Sabana, a private accredited university in Colombia, announced today three new recipients of two fellowship slots for Colombia’s Rosalynn Carter Fellowships for Mental Health Journalism. Since 2013, the two organizations have worked together to award annual fellowships to local journalists to investigate…

The Rosalynn Carter Fellowships for Mental Health Journalism Program Announces Two New Fellows from the United Arab Emirates

The Rosalynn Carter Fellowships for Mental Health Journalism Program Announces Two New Fellows from the United Arab Emirates

ATLANTA…As part of a partnership with the Al Jalila Foundation, The Carter Center announced today two new recipients of the Rosalynn Carter Fellowships for Mental Health Journalism Program in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The program is the first mental health fellowship program for journalists in the Middle East, launched…

The Carter Center Awards Eight 2017-2018 U.S. Rosalynn Carter Fellowships for Mental Health Journalism

The Carter Center Awards Eight 2017-2018 U.S. Rosalynn Carter Fellowships for Mental Health Journalism

ATLANTA — The Carter Center announced today eight U.S. recipients of the 2017-2018 Rosalynn Carter Fellowships for Mental Health Journalism. Selected from a pool of highly competitive applicants, the 21st annual class brings the total to 189 journalists who have been awarded the fellowships to date. (See below for a…

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…

Latest Piece on Military Mental Health from 2011-2012 Fellow Rebecca Ruiz

Latest Piece on Military Mental Health from 2011-2012 Fellow Rebecca Ruiz

October 30, 2013 Former Fellow Rebecca Ruiz maintains a strong presence on the topic of mental health in the military. Her newest piece, published in Al Jazeera America, offers a narrative of a father’s recovery after his son’s suicide at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune in North Carolina. With a…

Previous Fellow Eugene Richards’ Newest Project

Previous Fellow Eugene Richards’ Newest Project

October 23, 2013 Eugene Richards (2002-2003 Fellow) is hoping to self publish his newest book titled Red Ball of a Sun Slipping Down, which looks at the impoverished community of the Mississippi delta of Arkansas, where Richards began working in 1969 for four years as a social worker and where…

Previous Fellow, Aaron Glantz, Continues to Report on Breaking Behavioral Health Issues

Previous Fellow, Aaron Glantz, Continues to Report on Breaking Behavioral Health Issues

Former fellow Aaron Glantz (2008-2009) has recently published a series of articles exposing the massive rate of opiate prescriptions to US war veterans through the VA system. As a Veteran Reporter for the Center for Investigative Reporting, Glantz broke the initial story on September 28, reporting data that show a…

Former Fellow Andrea Petersen Describes Potential for Faster Depression Relief

Former Fellow Andrea Petersen Describes Potential for Faster Depression Relief

June 26, 2013 Andrea Petersen (2007-2008 Rosalynn Carter fellow) investigated a group of scientists who are working to identify biomarkers that can direct patients diagnosed with depression to the medication or therapy that will help them most. One study from UCLA has shown that psychiatrists can predict with about 80%…

Skyland Trail Features Blog by Former Fellow Billy Howard

Skyland Trail Features Blog by Former Fellow Billy Howard

March 18, 2013 Skyland Trail, an Atlanta-based mental health treatment facility, has posted to their website a blog post written by 2011-2012 Rosalynn Carter fellow Billy Howard on his experience in creating his fellowship project, Step Inside My Head. Step Inside My Head is a series of photos, videos and…

Former Fellow Nicolae Ciorogan Featured on Carter Center Website

Former Fellow Nicolae Ciorogan Featured on Carter Center Website

March 18, 2013 A new profile of 2009-2010 Rosalynn Carter fellow Nicolae Ciorogan has been posted to the Carter Center website. This piece features a video on immigrant mental health completed by Ciorogan as part of his fellowship project. This video has been included within the curricula of more than…

Job Opportunity: Writer/Producer, Jack Kent Cooke Foundation

Job Opportunity: Writer/Producer, Jack Kent Cooke Foundation

February 19, 2013 The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation, directed by fellowship Advisory Board member Larry Kutner, is looking to hire an experienced writer/producer. Below you will find more information about this opportunity.     “The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation in suburban Washington, D.C. (Lansdowne, VA) has significantly expanded its communications infrastructure…

Video: The 28th Annual Rosalynn Carter Symposium on Mental Health Policy

Video: The 28th Annual Rosalynn Carter Symposium on Mental Health Policy

November 19, 2012 The 28th Annual Rosalynn Carter Symposium on Mental Health Policy, titled “Beyond Stigma: Advancing the Social Inclusion of People with Mental Illnesses,” took place at The Carter Center on Nov. 1 and 2, 2012.   Portions of the event were webcast live and have been archived on…