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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 May 2006
'Idol' Dreams

Tracy Moore, hair dyed electric blue, strides confidently into a conference room at Los Angeles' Renaissance Hollywood Hotel and faces down the toughest talent scout in the entertainment industry - American Idol's Simon Cowell.
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27 Jan 2006
A Spoonful of Medicine -- And a Steady Diet of Normality

Private hospitals in India are showing that the best treatment for mentally ill patients is to lend purpose to their lives.
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27 Nov 2005
In shadow of tragedy, normal life takes root; Man who killed parents optimistic despite illness

Matt Morgan invites friends over after work for chicken casserole and spaghetti dinners. He and his girlfriend curl up on the couch to watch Days of Our Lives. He goes to dollar-movie theaters, plays Scrabble and sings karaoke. This is his life, one so ordinary it's indistinguishable in his working-class neighborhood on the Far West Side, where everyone knows everyone else by name.
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17 Jun 2005
Mentally ill get prison, not couch

Violet Popadich doesn't look at newspapers anymore - not after what they said about her son
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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.
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