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Georgia Peaches

Jill S. Tietjen | Posted 08.01.2014 | Women
Jill S. Tietjen

These Georgia peaches have contributed to the culture and economy of their state and the U.S. I have profiled two amazing Georgia women in recent blogs: Coretta Scott King and Juliette Gordon Low, both of whom have been inducted into the National Women's Hall of Fame. Of course, there are many other accomplished Georgia women. Let's learn about a few.

Rosalynn Carter, Elizabeth Dole Join Michelle Obama, Jill Biden For Big Announcement

AP | DARLENE SUPERVILLE | Posted 04.08.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Michelle Obama and Jill Biden are getting some high-profile support for their initiative to help military families. They'll be jo...

In Military Families, Caregivers Need Help

Rosalynn Carter | Posted 05.31.2014 | Impact
Rosalynn Carter

While governmental and community organizations offer many programs for the returning service members and veterans, those caring for them receive little help.

Dreams Came True in 2013

Janine Francolini | Posted 03.02.2014 | Impact
Janine Francolini

The grace of the families of Newtown who recently met with Vice President Biden to advocate for better mental health treatments has taken our breath away as they pave the way toward unconditional love as a nation.

All Hearts on Deck!

Janine Francolini | Posted 01.25.2014 | Impact
Janine Francolini

Senator Deeds, all hearts are on deck with you. The vibrant photo of Gus playing his banjo on the campaign trail with you will be forever etched in our minds. We honor him and we honor you. We stand with you.

Madam First Lady

Janine Francolini | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Janine Francolini

History has been made over the past month for the Mental Health Advocacy movement. A few weeks ago, Patrick Kennedy launched the Kennedy For...

Jimmy Carter On Hillary Clinton In 2016: 'She'll Have A Good Chance'

The Huffington Post | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 10.31.2013 | Politics

Former President Jimmy Carter has expressed early support for a potential presidential run for former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in 2016, tell...

Goosey Lucy and Gay Marriage

Kitty Kelley | Posted 05.01.2013 | Gay Voices
Kitty Kelley

For the most part first ladies seldom falter, which is why it was disappointing to read about the wife of a self-described "compassionate conservative" former president fumble on an issue of equal rights.

Exclusive: Former U.S. First Lady Rosalynn Carter, Actress Glenn Close and Activist Jessie Close Speak Out About Mental Illness

Kristi York Wooten | Posted 01.15.2013 | Impact
Kristi York Wooten

The bottom line: education, early intervention, community support, and love from friends and family are essential to bringing more understanding -- and less stigma -- to mental illness.

You Need Help!: A Book Review by Lloyd I. Sederer, M.D.

Lloyd I. Sederer, MD | Posted 11.20.2012 | Healthy Living
Lloyd I. Sederer, MD

Families and friends face extraordinary challenges helping a loved one enter and remain in mental health treatment. They also will face a bewildering mental health system and terribly uneven quality of care. They need information, support and coaching.

Actress Patty Duke's Fantasy: A March on Washington

S.Z. Berg | Posted 03.19.2012 | Healthy Living
S.Z. Berg

For nearly 25 years, Patty Duke has traveled around the country educating audiences on brain disorders such as hers and speaking out about the stigma that goes along with being diagnosed with a "mental illness."

A Conversation With Former First Lady Rosalynn Carter About Stigma, Discrimination, and Brain Disorders

S.Z. Berg | Posted 02.27.2012 | Healthy Living
S.Z. Berg

For more than 40 years, former First Lady Rosalynn Carter has been an unrelenting crusader for people suffering from mental illness.

Name The Foxy First Lady: A Fun Quiz! (PHOTOS, POLL)

Lindsay Mannering | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Lindsay Mannering

First Ladies have always garnered public attention. Their activism, political prowess, and style make most of them household names. Just recently, M...

Michelle Obama Makes First Lady History... and What Was She Wearing?

Carl Sferrazza Anthony | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Carl Sferrazza Anthony

It was a gray dress. Enough said. Credit/Getty Images More vital to the long-term interests of the nation than the clothes she wore one particular...

Solving the Mental Health Crisis for Our Children

Rosalynn Carter | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Rosalynn Carter

Today we need to acknowledge that too many children in our nation are left to struggle with a host of stressful circumstances--violence, divorce, poverty, war, to mention just a few, without effective supports.

Jon Stewart To Rosalynn Carter: 'You Are Full Of Goodness' (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Former First Lady Rosalynn Carter came on "The Daily Show" last night to talk about her new book, "Within Our Reach: Ending the Mental Health Crisis,"...

First Ladies In College (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Leah Finnegan | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

With the release of Laura Bush's book next month and emerging details of her life as a young adult, we wondered what other first ladies were like in c...

First Lady Summer Style: A Slideshow Retrospective

Huffington Post | Hilary Moss | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

The first lady's garb is a great way to gauge what's hot for summer style. Michelle Obama often makes news with her warm-weather wear comprised of cap...

Jason Carter, Jimmy Carter's Grandson, Wins Georgia Race For State Senate

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ATLANTA (AP) -- Former President Jimmy Carter's eldest grandson has easily won a seat in the Georgia state Senate. It makes him the first Carter elect...

First Ladies And Their Causes: A Brief History

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Being first lady often comes with the responsibility of picking an official White House cause to promote while one's husband is president. For Mic...

Jimmy Carter Helping Habitat For Humanity Build 50,000 Homes In Southeast Asia

AP | MICHAEL CASEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

CHIANG MAI, Thailand — Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter said Monday he was pressed by his advisers to attack Iran during the hostage crisis th...