Evidence and research


Media IconMindframe uses an evidence-based approach in all of its work and remains committed to encouraging a responsible, accurate and sensitive representation of mental illness and suicide in the Australian mass media.

This section includes a recent critical review of the international research evidence about the impact of media reporting of suicide, as well as an overview of the state of reporting about these issues in Australia.

<< Click on the menu items in the lefthand navigation or below to review the key evidence that informs the work of the Mindframe National Media Initiative about media reporting of suicide and mental illness.

About suicide in the media

Media monitoring studies

 To view the complete reference list for the Mindframe for media professionals resource book, click here.