Resources to Support Reporters and Editors in Safe Reporting on Suicide

Research indicates that the way suicide is reported in the media can contribute to additional suicides and suicide attempts. Conversely, stories about suicide can inform readers and viewers about the likely causes of suicide, its warning signs, trends in suicide…

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The Kennedy Forum Illinois Statement on the Health and Disabilities Advocates Report,  The Role of Mental Health in Chicago’s Public Health System (CDPH)

The Kennedy Forum Illinois Statement on the Health and Disabilities Advocates Report, The Role of Mental Health in Chicago’s Public Health System (CDPH)

The Kennedy Forum is working toward lasting change in the way mental health and addictions are considered and treated. Our mission is to end stigma against mental health and substance use disorders. Stigma exists in attitudes, but also in practice.…

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The Kennedy Forum Illinois Urges Comprehensive  Mental Health and Addiction Parity in Illinois

The Kennedy Forum Illinois Urges Comprehensive Mental Health and Addiction Parity in Illinois

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Kelly O’Brien Kelly@TheKennedyForum.org 312.532.4881 The Kennedy Forum in Illinois is working to end stigma and discrimination against persons with mental health and addiction disorders in attitudes and practice. A key barrier to full equity is the…

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