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Samaritans Ireland: Media Guidelines for Reporting Suicide

Research evidence shows that certain types of media depictions, such as explicitly describing a method , sensational and excessive reporting , can lead to imitational suicidal behaviour among vulnerable people. Samaritans Media Guidelines for Reporting Suicide have been produced following extensive consultation with journalists and editors throughout the industry.

Samaritans Ireland Media Guidelines for Reporting Suicide

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Published by: Samaritans
First published: 2013. Revised: December 2020. 

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