BFM 89.9

Podcast  >  The Bigger Picture  >  The Daily Digest  >  Reporting Suicides Responsibly: The Dos and Don’ts

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.

If you need emotional support or just want to talk to someone anonymously, you can call Befrienders KL at 03  7627  2929.

Image Source: Shutterstock 

Produced by: Lim Sue Ann

Presented by: Tee Shiao Eek, Lim Sue Ann


Download the BFM mobile app. Stay at home and stay up-to-date.

Tags:  The Bigger PictureThe Daily DigestCOVID-19PandemicMental HealthSuicideSuicide CasesSocial MediaMediaReport on SuicideNewsOther personality interviewsHealth


Life
Dan Lain-Lain

Share this podcast




Play / Pause

Listen now : The Selector

Today’s Shows



10:00 AM

Pick of the Pops (REPEAT)

POTP Epi412 - Best Known Songs From The 1960s to 1980s; Patrick Teoh

12:00 PM

Bar None (REPEAT)

1:00 PM

Ringgit and Sense (REPEAT)

What Can You Learn From Billionaire Warren Buffett?; Rajen Devadason, CEO, RD WealthCreation

1:30 PM

The Property Show (REPEAT)

REITs Post-Pandemic; Dato' Stewart LaBrooy, Chairman, Alpha REIT Managers

2:00 PM

Cruise Control (REPEAT)

Remember the Batu Tiga Speedway Circuit?

3:00 PM

By the Book (REPEAT)

Malaysian Books, Recommended by Malaysians - Part 2; Janet Rata, Museum Curator, Tun Jugah Foundation | Sim Wie Boon, Producer, The Morning Run | Tilon Sagulu, Writer | Sahidzan Salleh, Writer

4:00 PM

The Bigger Picture (REPEAT)

Malaysia Day 2021: Dr Rebecca George - Paediatrician, Pioneer, Trailblazer; Puan Sri Dr Rebecca George, Retired Consultant Paediatrician & Associate Professor, Department of Paediatrics, University of Malaya

5:00 PM

TED Radio Hour

6:00 PM

Earth Matters (REPEAT)

An SOS for Seahorses; Dr. Adam Lim (Chairperson, Save our Seahorses Malaysia) and Wong Siew Lyn (Writer, Macaranga)

7:00 PM

Take Five (REPEAT)

8:00 PM

The Flow (REPEAT)

9:00 PM

The Selector