Suicides of celebrities Anthony Bourdain and Kate Spade brought reporting on suicide into spotlight, as research suggests media coverage can influence those who are vulnerable or at risk.

To help you navigate this sensitive topic, Clothilde Goujard at IJNet rounded up these four tips for responsible reporting from journalists and mental health professionals.

“Irresponsible reporting can lead to an increase in suicides or further add stigma and shame to survivors or those susceptible to self-harm,” she says.

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