Advisory note on the Momo Challenge

  We are uncomfortably aware of the difficulty in covering the recent reappearance of the Momo Challenge. This is an online game targeting children via multiple sources. It has been reported to cause both emotional and physical pain to those who engage with it....

Press Council makes historic ruling on suicide article

Press Council makes historic ruling on suicide article Áine O’Meara, Headline Programme Leader The Press Council has upheld a complaint made by Headline against The Sunday Times on the detailed description of a Mountjoy prisoner’s suicide. This is the first time a...

Forum brings media and mental health professionals together

An absence of broadcast and print content on severe mental illnesses, factually incorrect use of language, and lack of training for official sources were just some of the issues debated at the Headline Media Forum in October.     Media and mental health...

Headline celebrates 10 years and presents its 2017 media awards

Headline held a symposium, A Discussion of Mental Health and Suicide in the Media – Past, Present and Future to celebrate its 10 years in operation on 12th July 2017 at the Hilton Kilmainham hotel in Dublin. The event was hosted by Director of Headline, John Saunders...

Headline news highlights 2nd – 8th May 2017

Suicide   Tens of thousands take part in ‘Darkness into Light’walks across the country Independent.ie, 06-May-2017 Over 150,000 people have taken part in the annual ‘Darkness into Light’ walks and runs across the country. The symbolic 5km...
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