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The Rosalynn Carter Fellowships for Mental Health Journalism 2002-2003

Lila Corn

Education Producer
New York, New York

Topic: A series of reports on school mental health services

Published Work:

Providing Young Students a Much-Needed Mental Health Checkup
Parents take their children in for a physical checkup every year. Now, a new program from Columbia University aims to give kids across the country a mental health check-up.

Despite the Benefits of In-School Counseling, Few High Schools Offer Mental Health Services
Emotional and behavioral problems in children have more than doubled in the past 25 years, according to a large-scale study. Still, only one in four children gets treatment. A new effort would change that by bringing mental health services into the schools.

Creating a Safe Environment Where Gay and Lesbian High School Students Can Seek Support
More schools are offering counseling for teenagers, but by many accounts, gay and lesbian students are among the least likely to receive those services. Schools do not recognize their needs, and homosexual teens are often afraid to seek help.

Teens and Drinking: Changing Attitudes to Reverse a Dangerous Trend
"Changing Attitudes to Reverse a Dangerous Trend" is part five of a five-part series exploring the dangers of teenagers and alcohol.

Teens and Alcohol: Depression and Suicide
"Depression and Suicide" is part four of a five-part series exploring the dangers of teenagers and alcohol.

Yoga Classes in elementary school (Web Produced by Lila Corn)
Students at one New York City elementary school are learning more than the three R's. Their fourth "R" is relaxation because they're taking yoga classes.

New Program to Prevent Teen Suicides
There's no way I could ever find words to tell you how much it hurt," says Jane Toskovich. "Oh my God."

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