A wide range of resources are available to offer guidance to journalists and broadcasters when reporting on mental health and suicide related issues.
Please find links below for further information.
Bodywhys Language Guidelines
This is a guide for Journalists and Broadcasters reporting on eating disorders, written by Bodywhys.
Meanings, Messages and Myths
The Coverage and Treatment of Suicide in the Irish Print Media, by John Cullen.
Media Guidelines for the Portrayal of Suicide
Media Guidelines for the Portrayal of Suicide, Irish Association for Suicidology (IAS) and Samaritans.
WHO Resource for Media Professionals
A resource for media professionals published by the World Health Organization (WHO) as part of its worldwide initiative for the prevention of suicide.