Download only This fact sheet provides recommendations for media coverage of suicide that can help change negative public perceptions. It lists warning signs, offers tips to avoid misinformation, and offers ideas to encourage hope. Publication ID SMA11-4640 Publication Date May 2011 Format Fact Sheet Download Suicide: Recommendations for Reporting PDF 1.69 MB Find Related Information Audience Media You May Also Be Interested In National Strategy for Suicide Prevention 2012: How You Can Play a Role in Preventing Suicide This fact sheet offers strategies for suicide prevention. It provides facts about suicide, including its prevalence and at-risk populations. This resource also lists warning signs of suicidal behavior, and describes how to help someone who is at risk for suicide. National Strategy for Suicide Prevention 2012: Goals and Objectives for Action This report outlines a national strategy to guide actions for suicide prevention. It highlights objectives and goals across four strategic directions: wellness and empowerment, prevention services, treatment and support services, and surveillance. Suicide Prevention in Indian Country This fact sheet, developed for tribal audiences and the agencies that work with them, reviews suicide prevention in Indian Country and how the 2012 National Strategy for Suicide Prevention can apply to tribal communities. National Strategy for Suicide Prevention 2012: Overview This report presents an overview of a national strategy designed to guide suicide prevention activities over the next decade. It describes the need for a national suicide prevention strategy, its overall goals, and objectives based on four strategic directions. A Guide for Funeral Directors: Supporting Survivors of Suicide Loss This brochure provides guidance to funeral directors to support survivors of suicide loss. It describes the impact of death by suicide on survivors, how to deal with negative public perceptions, and steps to manage stress. Preventing Suicide: A Toolkit for High Schools This toolkit assists high schools and school districts in designing and implementing strategies to prevent suicide and promote behavioral health. The toolkit includes tools to implement a multifaceted suicide prevention program that responds to the needs and cultures of students. Access the high school kit promotional flyer.