Do you know how to talk about mental health?

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One of the most important things for any young or emerging media maker to learn is how to approach the topic of mental health. Anyone producing media has an ethical responsibility to consider the impact their content might have on the mental health of their audience.

Mindframe Media provide excellent resources for media makers and media talent to help them cover mental health responsibly.

The media is an important source of information for the community about mental health issues and plays an important role in influencing the way people think and act towards those who are affected by mental illness.

– See more at: http://www.mindframe-media.info/for-mental-health-and-suicide-prevention/talking-to-media-about-mental-illness#sthash.t2jERhdy.dpuf

If you make media on any platform (especially social media) I highly suggest reading their resources and learning how you can act responsibly and have a positive impact on mental health reporting.

[Mindframe for media professionals: Resources]

-JB

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