BRIEFING STATEMENT IN CONNECTION WITH THE “MOMO CHALLENGE”

The statement on a new social media activity, referred to as the “Momo Challenge,” was issued by the Suicide Awareness Voices of Education and the International Association for Suicide Prevention.  It is important to note that we recommend sharing this briefing with relevant stakeholders in suicide prevention, youth mental health, education and parental organizations.  Increasing media attention to the Momo Challenge is not recommended, however media that do wish to cover it should consult with SAVE/IASP for safe reporting information.

Read entire statement here.