Appendix D

Guidelines for reporting suicide

New Zealand

Media Roundtable Reporting Suicide: A resource for the media (December 2011).

Ministry of Health Suicide and the Media: The reporting and portrayal of suicide in the media (1999).


Mindframe Reporting suicide and mental illness: a Mindframe resource for media professionals (2002).

Australian Press Council Standards Relating to Suicide (2011).

United Kingdom

Samaritans (UK) Media Guidelines for Reporting Suicide and Self-Harm.