Resources For Journalists
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.
The Carter Center's mental health journalism fellows have been reporting on the mental health impact of COVID-19. You’ll find here their reporting, mental health resources for journalists covering the pandemic and for the general public impacted by the virus.
Search Rosalynn Carter Fellows past and present and browse their fellowship projects.
Find training opportunities, key mental health organizations & centers, governmental resources, important publications, and more.
Over the past two decades, more than 220 journalists from New Zealand, Romania, South Africa, and current participating countries have been awarded the highly-competitive fellowships.
Under the leadership of former First Lady Rosalynn Carter, a longtime champion for the rights of people with mental illnesses, the Carter Center's Mental Health Program works to promote awareness about mental health issues, inform public policy, achieve equity for mental health care comparable to other health care, and reduce stigma and discrimination against those with mental illnesses.
From the National Child Traumatic Stress Network
A journalist’s guide on what to write — and what not to — when covering child abuse
After researching studies on secondary victimization and news coverage of child abuse, and with input from child advocates, social workers and journalists, former journalist Sarah Welliver developed the Journalist’s Guide to Reporting on Child Abuse. Here are a few of the key takeaways.
Carter Center and Reveal award Brett Sholtis the Benjamin von Sternenfels Rosenthal Grant for Mental Health Investigative Journalism
WITF health reporter Sholtis selected as one of nine Rosalynn Carter Fellows for Mental Health Journalism ATLANTA — Brett Sholtis, health reporter at NPR affiliate WITF in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, has been selected as a 2021-2022 Fellow under the Benjamin von Sternenfels Rosenthal Grant for Mental Health Investigative Journalism — a partnership between…
Carter Center Awards 9 U.S. journalists Rosalynn Carter Fellowships for Mental Health Journalism
The Carter Center adds fellowship and will train and support fellows as they report on a mental health topic of their choice ATLANTA — The Carter Center is pleased to announce nine recipients of the 2021-2022 Rosalynn Carter Fellowships for Mental Health Journalism in the United States. The center is…
Rosalynn Carter Fellowships for Mental Health Journalism appoints new US Advisory Board members
The Carter Center’s Rosalynn Carter Fellowships for Mental Health Journalism (RCJF) is pleased to announce the appointment of four new U.S. Advisory Board members. They bring a wealth of experience and expertise from various mediums, academia and the international journalism arena. The new members are Dr. Kortni Alston, happiness scholar…