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Website revises online article about suicide deaths

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Issue: A major metropolitan publication included content in an online story which graphically described a method several people had used to take their lives. The original text had the potential to provide step-by-step instructions vulnerable readers could follow to take their own life.

Result: StigmaWatch made contact with the publication and voiced our concerns. The article was swiftly edited in line with the Mindframe guidelines and the editorial team thanked StigmaWatch for our assistance.

Last updated: 29 November, 2017