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Reporting on suicide prevention

The latest statistics on suicide, and guidance for journalists on how to report safely and accurately about suicide.

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The official blog of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.

AFSP impact messages

Share AFSP’s impact messages, complimenting social media posts, virtual events, and talking points.

Speaking out about suicide

Provides essential tips on how those impacted by suicide can share their story safely to best let others know they are not alone, and avoid the risk of contagion.

Sharing the AFSP story

Messaging document that includes AFSP’s mission, key messages, and positioning statement.

Safe Reporting Saves Lives

AFSP offers a training session on safe reporting for reporters. To bring this free thirty minute training to your newsroom, contact your local AFSP chapter or view our Program Calendar.

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Resources for reporting on suicide

Kate Snow, NBC Senior National Correspondent talks about language and suicide.

Briefing for the Press on How to Report on Suicide
Get our top 10 tips for reporting on suicide in English Obtenga nuestros 10 mejores consejos para informar sobre suicidios en españolGet the Recommendations for Reporting on Suicide

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