For the second year in a row, mental health played a leading role in a State of the Union message delivered by President Joe Biden.
Author Archives: Rob Waters
Rob Waters, the founding editor of MindSite News, is an award-winning health and mental health journalist. He was a contributing writer to Health Affairs and has worked as a staff reporter or editor at Bloomberg News, Time Inc. Health and Psychotherapy Networker. His articles have appeared in the Washington Post, Kaiser Health News, STAT, the Atlantic.com, Mother Jones and many other outlets. He was a 2005 fellow with the Carter Center for Mental Health Journalism. His most recent awards, in 2021, come from the Association of Health Care Journalists, the National Institute for Health Care Management, and the Society of Professional Journalists, Northern California branch, for his mental health coverage. He graduated summa cum laude with a BA in journalism and anthropology from San Francisco State University, and his reporting has focused on mental health, public health and the biotech and pharmaceutical industries. He is based in Oakland and Berkeley, California. He can be reached at email@example.com