Media Guidelines for Reporting on Suicide: 2017 Update of the Canadian Psychiatric Association Policy Paper

Can J Psychiatry. 2018 Mar;63(3):182-196. doi: 10.1177/0706743717753147.


This paper has been substantially revised by the Canadian Psychiatric Association's Research Committee and approved for republication by the CPA's Board of Directors on May 3, 2017. The original policy paper1 was developed by the Scientific and Research Affairs Standing Committee and approved by the Board of Directors on November 10, 2008.

MeSH terms

  • Canada
  • Guidelines as Topic / standards*
  • Humans
  • Mass Media / standards*
  • Psychiatry / standards*
  • Societies, Medical / standards*
  • Suicide*