RESOURCES FOR REPORTING ON RURAL MENTAL HEALTH

National Association for Rural Mental Health, publications and reports

U.S. Department of Justice, “Law Enforcement Response to the Mental Health Crisis,” 2018

Technology in rural behavioral health care practice: Policy concerns and solution suggestions” (abstract), Paul Force-Emery Mackie, Journal of Rural Mental Health, 2015

Mental Health and Rural America: Challenges and Opportunities,” National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health, 2018 webinar

Is Telemental Health Effective – How Does It Measure Up?” TheraPlatform, 2020

National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health, Office of Rural Mental Health Research

Rural Behavioral Health: Telehealth Challenges and Opportunities,” Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 2016 review

 

RESOURCES FOR REPORTING ON SUICIDE

“Suicide Mortality and Coronavirus Disease 2019—A Perfect Storm?” Mark Reger, Ian Stanley and Thomas Joiner, JAMA Psychiatry, April 10, 2020

Suicide risk and prevention during the COVID-19 pandemic,” David Gunnell et. al., The Lancet Psychiatry, April 21, 2020

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, suicide databases and modifiable tool to chart leading causes of death

National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health, suicide research and data

World Health Organization, suicide data

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, resources and tips for reporting on suicide

Rosalynn Carter Fellowships for Mental Health Journalism, including database of fellows’ projects and other resources and coverage guidelines

ReportingOnSuicide.org, recommendations for media coverage; guidelines were developed by several mental health organizations

Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma, suicide resources

Systematic review of suicide in economic recession,” Mayowa Oyesanya, Javier Lopez-Morinigo and Rina Dutta, World Journal of Psychiatry

National Press Foundation, resources on mental health and suicide

National Press Foundation, “How Mental Health Language Impacts Stigma,” 2017 video with Rebecca Palpant Shimkets of the Carter Center

American Association of Suicidology, suicide data and resources