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Suizidprävention - Themen während der ausserordentlichen Lage

Empfehlungen der Internationalen Gesellschaft für Suizidprävention zu 1) Arbeitsplatz und 2) Berichterstattung

Briefing Statement: Helping Workplaces and Professional Associations through the COVID-19 Crisis 

The COVID-19 pandemic is impacting workplaces and professional associations worldwide as they navigate new working structures and environments amongst financial uncertainty. The International Association for Suicide Prevention recognises the implications this may have on the mental health and wellbeing of every workplace community. The following recommendations aim to provide some guidance to support workplaces as they navigate this new reality with reassurance, support and signposting.

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Briefing Statement: Reporting on Suicide During the COVID-19 Pandemic 

It is well-documented that the way media report on suicide can impact risk of suicide and increased contagion.  The World Health Organization and a variety of organisations have developed media recommendations to aid journalists on best practices for covering suicide and self-harm related behaviours.  With the world facing the COVID-19 health crisis and unremitting emergency health reporting, it is more important than ever for the media to be able to quickly understand and consider these best practices as it relates to suicide.  Media reporting that is accurate, factual, fair, evidence-based and non-sensational is critical, in particular around the issue of suicide.  At all times media are encouraged to report on the topic of suicide and below are tips that support and supplement existing media recommendations (best practice links can be found below) with the goal here to provide guidance on how to report about suicide specifically during a pandemic.

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Click here to download the abbreviated version.