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.

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2022: The year of reframing mental health

By Rennie Sloan Assistant Director of Communications, The Carter Center Years ago, my friend was a single mom and also working full-time outside the home. Sometimes she needed a mental health day to recharge. But back then, if you wanted time off other than vacation, calling out from work was…

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The Covid-19 pandemic changed everything. Here’s how the Rosalynn Carter Fellowships adapted.

By Susan Hunsinger Program Associate, Mental Health Program In March 2020, The Carter Center temporarily shuttered its offices as the Covid-19 pandemic swept the globe. Now, almost two years later, programs like the Rosalynn Carter Fellowships for Mental Health Journalism continue to adjust to a still evolving new normal. The…

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Clinician (CAMHC) trainees stand outside of their classroom at the Deanna Kay Isaacson School of Midwifery after their return to campus in January 2021.

“We have won the war”: Liberia’s newest youth mental health clinicians celebrate big milestone

By Sadie Bazur-Leidy Senior Program Associate Global Behavioral Health at The Carter Center When the latest group of mental health clinicians graduated from training, they chose the name A Du Tȗ — “we have won the war” in Grebo, a local language — as inspiration as they seek to transform mental…