Resources For Journalists

Language guide for reporting on mental health

The Carter Center Journalism Resource Guide on Behavioral Health (pdf) supports journalists’ efforts to report accurately and effectively behavioral health issues, including addiction and substance use, in ways that do not reinforce stereotypes and stigma.

Fellowship News

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2021-2022 Rosalynn Carter Fellows for Mental Health Journalism announced in Latin America

Journalists Flavia Fontes Mantovani, of Folha de São Paulo daily newspaper in Brazil, and Katherine Stanley Obando, from solutions journalism outlet El Colectivo 506 in Costa Rica, will receive USD$5,000 to investigate mental health in their regions. The Carter Center in Atlanta and Universidad de La Sabana in Bogotá, Colombia,…

UAE 2021-22 Fellows

Carter Center and The National announce 2021-2022 Rosalynn Carter Fellows in UAE

ATLANTA (Sept. 8, 2021) — As part of a partnership with The National media outlet in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), The Carter Center announces two new fellows for the Rosalynn Carter Fellowships for Mental Health Journalism Program in the UAE.  Fellowship recipients Amandeep Bhangu and Anam Rizvi will join an international cohort…

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How behavioral health services in Georgia schools are helping build kids’ resilience

By Helen Robinson Associate Director, Public Policy, Carter Center Mental Health Program The fear faced by children across Georgia stays with Marnie Braswell. Ask about students’ mental health and she’ll tell you of the boy whose grandfather died last year and whose father just tested positive for Covid-19. “I can’t…