Category Archives: Suicide Prevention

An appeal once again for sensitive reporting on suicide

The media has an important role to play in influencing social attitudes towards and perceptions of suicide and mental illness and must therefore ensure appropriate reporting of suicide and mental illness in order to minimise harm and copycat behaviour and reduce the stigma and discrimination experienced by people with mental illness. Continue reading

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Stop the Misinformation Implement Concrete Measures Now

Given the plethora of information and research on suicide made publicly available in Guyana over the last two years, it is quite an enigma that misinformation continues to be peddled from the top of socio-political structure. The latest such tidbit … Continue reading

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