Alisa Roth

Alisa Roth
United States

Mental Health Correspondent, Marketplace and MPR News


Alisa Roth is a long-time radio and print reporter, currently covering mental health for Marketplace and MPR News. Her book, “Insane: America’s Criminal Treatment of Mental Illness,” is an investigation into the crisis of mental illness in the criminal justice system.


The Mental Health Crisis in Rural America: How COVID-19 is making it worse—and how the upheaval can be an opportunity for improvement