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Family and Mental Health

Rosalynn Carter Mental Health Journalism Fellows have written, produced, and published works related to mental illnesses and reducing stigma. Relevant articles and projects completed both during and after each journalist's fellowship year may be found within the archives.

8 Jun 2006
A Burden to be Well: Sisters and Brothers of the Mentally Ill

This documentary focuses on the issues and emotions that face the sisters and brothers of people with mental illness. These siblings often feel ignored by family, health care providers, and society at large while the ill sibling takes up most of the available attention.[Read the Article...]

1 May 2006
Children in Crisis
Every kid goes through 'bad days,' but what do you do when your child seems to be sinking deeper into depression each day?
[Read the Article...]

21 Mar 2006
Study Finds Link Between Mother, Child Depression

Children whose mothers are depressed are themselves at increased risk for depression, anxiety disorder, or other mental-health problems during childhood. New research shows that treating the depression of mothers can significantly alleviate children's depression.
[Read the Article...]

17 Jan 2006
Heredity's links to disorders

By the time you read this, I'll be a father again.
[Read the Article...]

1 Mar 2005
Capturing an illness's frustrations

Her 63-year-old mother suffers from paranoid schizophrenia. She's been in and out of psychiatric facilities in the Chicago area. She took, and then didn't take, her medication.
[Read the Article...]

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