COVID-19 Suicide Prevention Messaging
June 19, 2020
News Type: Weekly Spark, Weekly Spark Announcement
The National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention (Action Alliance) Media Messaging Workgroup has developed guidance for messaging to the public about suicide prevention during the COVID-19 pandemic. The guidance includes key messages to help ensure suicide prevention communications are accurate, effective, and consistent. Action Alliance and its partners have also released a joint statement to reporters about the role of news media in promoting resilience and connectedness during the pandemic.