A picture speaks a thousand words, and when it comes to portraying someone living with a mental illness, choosing the wrong image can do a lot of damage and undo any good work achieved in a story.
The images that are used in stories can be just as damaging as the words or the headlines².
2. Time to change, Scotland.
Media guidelines and resources
Language considerations - media guidelines
Issues to consider when choosing language to describe mental illness or menta...
Framing mental health issues and mental illness in the me...
“Kia ara ake te herenga tangata ki te whei ao ki te ao marama. Success empo...
To equip journalists with the understanding to report on mental health issues safely, accurately and respectfully.