Suicide reporting recommendations: Media as partners in suicide prevention

Date: 2019
(For resources, this is the publication date. For programs, this is the date posted.)


Type:  Toolkit
Author:  American Association of Suicidology (AAS) with the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services, Nationwide Children’s Hospital and Ohio University’s E.W. Scripps School of Journalism
Publisher:  American Association of Suicidology (AAS)

The purpose of the toolkit is to provide media professionals with application-based recommendations drawn from those with lived experience related to suicide and mental health professionals. It was developed to expand on existing guidelines and is meant to increase a journalist’s awareness of suicide reporting elements that will lead to authentic, meaningful, and responsible stories. 

Planning and Implementing:  Partnerships and Coalitions, News and Entertainment Media