Headline’s Regional Newspaper of the Year Award recognises of the important role played by regional media in promoting positive mental health in local communities, in providing information on sources of support and in challenging the stigma that surrounds mental health problems

The following publications are nominated for the Headline Regional Newspaper of the Year Award 2012:

SHORTLISTED PUBLICATIONS:
Connaught Telegraph
Clare Champion
Cork Independent

HONORABLE MENTIONS:
Northern Standard
The Avondhu

The dedication of these regional publications to these important issues is …

Tips for Media on Reporting Self Harm

January 8, 2013

Caution advised on #cutforBieber story 
 
In light of recent events, media professionals may find helpful the following guidelines on the responsible reporting of self-harm: 
 
Avoid detailing the method used in deliberate self-harm or suicide: Information