Posts From April, 2020

PSW Coalition Response to Coping with COVID-19

Resources and Information
Coalitions, support group facilitators, and other suicide prevention partners identified these needs and topics to be addressed through the PSW Coalition. The following agenda is a working document to organize the resources shared by PSW coalition leaders and partners throughout ongoing conversations regarding our response to stress related to COVID19. Coping with COVID-19 Stress/Mental Health MHA-WI's Mental Health & COVID-19... Read More »

Reporting on Suicide During the COVID-19 Pandemic

A Briefing Statement from Suicide Awareness Voices of Education (SAVE) and the International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP)
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 organizations have developed media recommendations to aid journalists on best practices for covering suicide and self-harm related behaviors. 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... Read More »