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 »

2017 Carolyn C. Mattingly Award

The Carolyn C. Mattingly Award for Mental Health Reporting recognizes exemplary journalism that illuminates and advances the understanding of mental health issues and treatments for the illness. The award, which carries a $10,000 prize, was established in 2016. Entries will be accepted beginning in mid-January and the winner will be awarded in May, 2017. The Read More »

The First Mattingly Award

On Tuesday, May 24, 2016, winners of the first Carolyn C. Mattingly Award for Mental Health Reporting joined over 100 special guests at the historic National Press Club in Washington, D.C. to celebrate their extraordinary body of work. Leonora LaPeter Anton and Anthony Cormier of the Tampa Bay Times, and Michael Braga of Sarasota Herald-Tribune Read More »

Announcing the Winner of the Carolyn C. Mattingly Award for Mental Health Reporting

The winner of the first Carolyn C. Mattingly award is a unique and powerful collaborative body of work by the Tampa Bay Times and Sarasota Herald-Tribune that exposes harrowing conditions at Florida’s institutions for the mentally ill after $100 million in budget cuts. The five-part project, titled “Insane. Invisible. In danger.” reveals the dangers to mentally Read More »