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Reporting Suicides Responsibly: The Dos and Don’ts

Assoc Prof Dr Amer Siddiq bin Amer Nordin, Consultant Psychiatrist, University Malaya Medical Centre

26-Jan-21 14:00

Reporting Suicides Responsibly: The Dos and Don’ts

The reporting of a few suicide cases in recent weeks have raised concerns over how they were reported. As the mental health pandemic looms over us, we look at the dos and don’ts when reporting suicides in the news and why this matters, especially for people living with mental health issues.

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Produced by: Lim Sue Ann

Presented by: Tee Shiao Eek, Lim Sue Ann


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