HOW SPEAKING ABOUT SUICIDE CAN SAVE LIVES

The Story

There is an often overlooked significance of suicide in media, with far reaching effects that can be both negative and positive.

 

Dwight Holton, CEO of Lines for Life, explores the impacts of framing the discussion around suicide in our society, and presents us with methods that individuals, journalists, and the media at large can use to discuss suicide safely and make a difference in saving lives.

BACKGROUND

Dwight Holton lost his cousin to suicide when they were young.  After working as a lawyer Dwight eventually began working in non-profit and become CEO of Lines for Life.  

Lines For Life

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