For the Press – Media Guidelines
Best Practices for Covering Suicide
Contact Community Services adheres to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline media coverage guidelines. Covering suicide is never easy, but it’s very important to do it right. Research has shown that improper reporting on suicide can contribute to additional suicides and suicide attempts. For more information, please visit: National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Our Important Role
Everybody has a role to play in preventing suicide, and there are lots of ways you can take part. With your help, we can spread awareness about suicide prevention and mental health, and save lives.
Understanding the issues concerning suicide and mental health is an important way to take part in suicide prevention, help others in crisis, and change the conversation around suicide.
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