News and Entertainment Play Important Role in Shaping National Suicide Narrative

September 15, 2017

News Type:  Weekly Spark, Weekly Spark Announcement

The National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention (Action Alliance) has released a statement to reporters on the important role of the media in helping to prevent suicide. It was developed by the Action Alliance Changing the Conversation Priority Workgroup, which leverages the news media, entertainment industry, and suicide prevention messengers to change the national script around suicide prevention to promote help, connectedness, social support, resilience, and treatment.