2018 Carolyn C. Mattingly Award for Mental Health Reporting awarded to John Schmid

John Schmid of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel is the 2018 winner of the Carolyn C. Mattingly Award for Mental Health Reporting. The Luv u Project, in partnership with the National Press Foundation, established this award in 2015 to honor excellence in mental health reporting. The award recognizes exemplary journalism that illuminates and advances the understanding of mental Read More »

The Luv u Project Funds Its First Paid Fellowship with the National Press Foundation

In our continuing effort to both educate and advance the understanding of mental health and treatment, The Luv u Project has introduced an annual paid fellowship as a component of our “Promises Kept” initiative. Our inaugural fellowship is in partnership with The National Press Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that provides free professional development to Read More »

Mental Health Reporting Award Entry Period Opens January 18th

We are proud to announce that The Carolyn C. Mattingly Award for Mental Health Reporting will open for entries on January 18 and close on March 16, 2018. Established to honor excellence in mental health reporting, the award carries a $10,000 prize and is a partnership with the National Press Foundation. It was founded in 2014 Read More »

The Luv u Project is Featured in WELCOA’s Workplace Mental Health Toolkit

Between 30-50% of adults in the U.S. experience a mental illness at some point in their lives, and 63% of Americans participate in the labor force. This makes the workplace a critical environment for addressing mental health. WELCOA (the Wellness Council of America) is one of the nation’s most-respected resources for building high-performing, healthy workplaces. Read More »

Second annual Carolyn C. Mattingly Award for Mental Health Reporting goes to BuzzFeed News

We are delighted to announce that the winner of this year’s Carolyn C. Mattingly Award for Mental Health Reporting is Rosalind Adams of Buzzfeed News. The winning piece, “Intake“, is an investigative report of private psychiatric hospitals. The judges said: “Adams’ dogged reporting showed that a major for-profit company, which runs 200 psychiatric hospitals, was keeping patients Read More »

The Luv u Project and Johns Hopkins team to advance Mental Health in the Workplace

On October 20-21, 2016, the Department of Mental Health (DMH) and the Institute for Health and Productivity Studies (IHPS) at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (Hopkins), with support from The Luv u Project, hosted the “Mental Health in the Workplace: A Public Health Summit” (Summit). The Summit gathered researchers, industry and government Read More »

The 8th Annual “MCIW: Women Moving Forward Conference”

The Luv u Project proudly supports the 8th Annual “MCIW: Women Moving Forward Conference” (WMFC) to be held on April 8th, 2017 at the Maryland Correctional Institution for Women in Jessup, MD.  Since the Program’s inception, The National Association of Women’s Judges, along with countless other dedicated volunteers, have united to introduce critical resources and offer Read More »

Journalism Award Receives Record Number of Entries

We are pleased to share that a record number of entries were received for the 2017 Carolyn C. Mattingly Award for Excellence in Mental Health Reporting. The pool of entries include news organizations such as the New York Times, NPR, PBS Frontline, and the Washington Post. Judging will be conducted in April and the formal presentation will take Read More »