SELF-CARE TIPS FOR JOURNALISTS
Journalists are front-line workers, yet rarely do we get the opportunity to debrief following coverage of a traumatic story. Covering a suicide story can be challenging for the most seasoned of journalists. Self-care must be a priority. Here, we share self-care tips for media professionals reporting on suicide and mental illness from the DART Centre Asia Pacific and Mindframe.
SELF-CARE TIPS FOR EDITORS & MANAGERS
Having awareness of the physical and emotional risks of exposure to trauma (such as suicide) will instil the confidence in staff to cover the ‘tough’ jobs, which can lead to getting better stories and enhancing staff resilience. Here, we share self-care tips for Editors and Managers from the DART Centre Asia Pacific and Mindframe.