Mental Health Program
Mental Health Program

The Rosalynn Carter Fellowships for Mental Health Journalism
2004-2005

 

Tom Davis
Columnist, The Record
Metuchen, N.J., USA
www.tom-davis.net
www.coping-with-life.com

TOPIC: Follow the progress of a New Jersey program designed to divert people from the prison system and find alternative help for people with mental illnesses

Drug-Free Treatment Promoter
David Oaks has a simple philosophy about life: If the mind isn't free, there's no freedom.

Mental Services: A Model
When Robert Correll's son was diagnosed with schizophrenia, he promised to fight to find treatment for him.

A Crime, Penalty and Illness
His crime was stalking Lauren Bush, the president's niece. His problem is that he suffers from bipolar disorder.

Codey's Legacy is Beckoning
As acting governor, Richard Codey changed the long-held belief that only crazy people care about mental health.

Hidden Wounds of the War
When Christian Lopez began his second tour of duty in Iraq, he was 'psyched.' Then came the dreams. In them, the Marine watched friends die. He dreamed that an IED blew off his leg. Eventually, he became too scared to sleep.
 

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