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Mental Health in Journalism Summit seeks proposals

JOURNALISTS and mental health experts worldwide are invited to submit applications for session proposals for an upcoming mental health summit.

The Self-Investigation, co-funded by the Fred Foundation, is organising the Mental Health in Journalism summit and seeks session proposals for the event.

The organisers say mental health has become one of the most important challenges for media professionals all over the world. Burnout, anxiety, PTSD and vicarious trauma are on the rise. It’s time to stop this invisible pandemic, together.

Sessions should inspire change and share relevant learnings that promote collective thinking and action.




     

     

    Interested applicants can propose a case study, a panel discussion, a lightning talk or a practical workshop.

    The summit will include relevant topics, such as overcoming taboos and stigma around mental health in journalism, policies and practices for burnout prevention and stress management, mental health in the context of wars, totalitarian governments, violence and a rise in abusive lawsuits against journalists, the issue of online harassment and vicarious trauma and many more, says the host.

    The free online summit will be held on October 8 to 10, 2024. The deadline to submit proposals is June 19.

    Interested applicants can apply here.

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    Blessing Otoibhi is a Multimedia Journalist and Anchor host for the News in 60 seconds at The International Center For Investigative Reporting. You can shoot her a mail via [email protected] or connect on Twitter @B_otoibhi

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