Kōrero: Suicide

Debate on suicide reporting

Following strong evidence that press coverage of suicides led to copy-cat behaviour, restrictions have been placed on reporting of suicide in New Zealand in the media. Not everyone agrees with this policy. Here, the former race relations conciliator, Gregory Fortuin, presents his view that there should be more open discussion of suicide.

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Jock Phillips, 'Suicide - Preventing suicide', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/video/26447/debate-on-suicide-reporting (accessed 13 July 2020)

He kōrero nā Jock Phillips, i tāngia i te 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 16 Jul 2019 with assistance from Sunny Collings and Rosemary Du Plessis