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Race, Ethnicity and Cultural 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.

1 Feb 2005
For Koreans and Hispanics, a voice against violence
Mitch Schonfeld wants to rid the world of domestic violence. To do that, he spends much of his time dispelling myths.
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6 Oct 2004
Family care and the latina woman
It was interesting to recognize that what professionals in the United States call "caregiving" isn't an actual word in Spanish.
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1 Oct 2004
Awa Hikoi: The River Journey
Awa Hikoi: The River Journey documents a unique journey towards wellness. In late 2004, a group of Maori Mental Health consumers started a three-day canoe trip through the upper reaches of New Zealand's Whanganui River.
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28 Aug 2004
The Unfriendly Isles
In August 2002, Louisa Lee tried to kill herself for the eighth time. Since Lee migrated here with her husband and daughter from Hong Kong in the early 1990s, her life has been a well of unhappiness.
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10 Aug 2004
STANDING IN THE SHADOWS: Understanding and Overcoming Depression in Black Men
The subject of Black men and depression, has, in the black community, remained a taboo topic, discussed only when absolutely unavoidable. John Head courageously examines the effects that the unwillingness to look at and talk about mental illness has had on generations of black men and their families. In a book as daring and explosive as Nathan McCall's disclosure of black men's violence and aggression, Head takes on depression and uncovers black men's buried emotional pain.
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