Why psychologists say it's important not to shy away from talking about and covering suicide

Many people in the community have said they want to hear a conversation about recent suicides at local schools. However, others have expressed concern that news coverage could have a negative impact on people who may be dealing with suicidal thoughts or depression. 9NEWS psychologist Dr. Max Wachtel says it’s important to have a conversation soon after an impactful event like this.
Published: 10:43 PM MDT March 29, 2019
Updated: 9:43 PM MDT May 12, 2019