Research Video Spotlight: Responsible Reporting

Dr. Mark Sinyor, of the University of Toronto, discusses the role of media reporting on suicide, including the need for responsible reporting from both traditional and new media outlets following a death by suicide, in order to prevent a contagion effect.

To see more, visit our Research Video page, which features short, easy-to-understand clips from some of the world’s leading suicide prevention researchers, filmed during the 2017 International Summit on Suicide Research, co-sponsored by AFSP and the International Academy of Suicide Research.

Journalists can click here for statistics and resources for reporting on suicide.


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