Best Practices for Reporting on Suicide

April 10, 2020

News Type:  Weekly Spark, Weekly Spark Announcement

Members of the media play a critical role in suicide prevention. SPRC encourages news outlets to follow best practices for safe and accurate reporting on suicide, including supplemental recommendations for reporting on suicide during the COVID-19 pandemic. To help the public cope in this uncertain time, please consider sharing our compilation of resources to support mental health during COVID-19 and messaging guidance from the National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention (Action Alliance).