The new reading suggestions are recent publications on BMJ about media and suicide prevention. The first letter talks about the recent TV series “13 Reasons Why” and discusses the possible impact of media on risk behaviours, while the second one focuses on the “edutainment” role of media.
As you know, the WHO published Guidelines for media professionals, who play an important role in suicide prevention, you can find it in our page “Guidelines”.
- Letter: Why we must defend suicide in fiction
Marco Scalvini, Flandina Rigamonti. BMJ
- Letter: Using the power of the media to reduce the risk of suicide
Thomas Ungar, Stephanie Knaak, Cameron Norman. BMJ
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