Suicide: Finding Hope Video Blog
Michelle Linn-Gust, the content creator of the Suicide: Finding Hope web site, offers her perspective on a myriad of topics related to suicide and suicide loss as the survivor of her younger sister's suicide, the President of the American Association of Suicidology, author, and international speaker.
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For years people have used the expression "committed suicide." As we move forward to change the language around words that connotate sin and crime, Michelle discusses how that must filter from the top, most notably from the media.
When a television character (or reality television star) dies by suicide, viewers are affected by the suicide loss. Script writers should take note about the depiction of suicide and suicide loss on televion.