To prevent suicide, we need to be able to talk about it openly—without fear or shame. But how we talk about suicide matters. These conversations can be helpful or harmful.
Suicide-related messages must be conveyed in ways that support safety, help-seeking, and healing. Towards this goal, the Action Alliance leads efforts focusing on three key groups: the news media, the entertainment media, and other organizations that regularly disseminate messages related to suicide.
Engaging the News Media
Ensuring the ethical and accurate reporting of suicide
Engaging Entertainment Media
Promoting accurate and responsible portrayals of suicide
Providing guidance and resources on safe and effective messaging to others who disseminate messages related to suicide