April Dembosky

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…

Stephanie Foo

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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…

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…

More Resources for Covering Traumatic Events

December 14, 2012 Here are some resources from the National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN):   “Tips for Media Covering Traumatic Events”   Special Topics   The NCTSN can be contacted here.

Resources for Covering Mass Shootings, Child Trauma

December 14, 2012 The following resources from the Dart Center for Journalism & Trauma may be helpful for journalists covering today’s mass shooting in Connecticut:   “Resources for Reporters Covering Mass Shootings”   “Tragedies & Journalists”   “Covering Children & Trauma”   The Dart Center can be contacted here.  …