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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.  ATLANTA — The Carter Center’s Rosalynn Carter Fellowships for Mental Health Journalism will host its first #CarterFellows Twitter chat on March 4, 2020 at 7 p.m. ET. The chat will feature fellows Aneri Pattani,…

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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. Postpartum psychosis isn’t as well-known as postpartum…

Stephanie Foo

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…

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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…

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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…