Sunday, October 11, 2015

Changing the Dialogue in Mental Health Reporting

Pulitzer Prize winners, former cable news executives and local treatment providers recently gathered in Atlanta to discuss the media's depiction of mental illness, and what the industry can do to paint a more accurate portrait of those with disorders.

From left to right: Dr . Ray Kotwicki, Misty Williams, Andy Miller and Rebecca Palpant Shimkets at the Carter Center presentation "Words Matter: Talking About Mental Health" in Atlanta on Oct. 5. (Photo Credit: James Swift)