Resource downloads


To access any of the Mindframe resources, simply click on the logos in the menu below to be automatically diverted to your required sector. 

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Media professionals

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Mental health and suicide prevention sector

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Stage and screen

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Journalism and public relations education

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Police

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Courts


 

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Resources for media professionals


Full resource book

Mindframe for media resource bookletReporting suicide and mental illness: A Mindframe resource for media professionals

 

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References: Mindframe for media professionals resource bookReferences: Mindframe for media professionals resource book 

 

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Quick reference cards

Reporting suicide - quick reference card

QRC-suicideThe following quick reference card outlines key issues for consideration when producing a story on suicide.

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Reporting mental illness - quick reference card

QRC-miThe following quick reference card outlines key issues for consideration when producing a story on mental illness.

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Helplines card

New QRC HelplinesThe following quick reference card outlines national crisis counselling services and other information to include when producing a story on mental illness or suicide.

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For specific population groups

 Indigenous media QRC

Suicide and social and emotional wellbeing
Indigenous media and programs

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CALD Mental Illness

Mental illness
Culturally and linguistically diverse media

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CALD Suicide

Suicide
Culturally and linguistically diverse media

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Resource for reporting and portrayal of eating disorders


NEDC Media resourceThis resource has been developed by Mindframe in partnership with the National Eating Disorders Collaboration and Australian media professionals. The resource provides practical advice for journalists, editors and other media professionals to guide best-practice reporting and portrayal of eating disorders.

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Resource for reporting of Royal Commission into institutional responses to child sexual abuse


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Mindframe has developed a brief tip sheet with links to existing resources for the reporting of suicide, self-harm and mental illness as well as links to story sources, help-seeking information and resources for interviewees. The resource also includes self-care information for media professionals and contact information for expert advice.

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Self-care for journalists

New resources are now available for journalists and news room managers on managing their own self-care and providing help for their staff. Visit the self-care for journalists page for more info, or download the tip sheets below.


MF Self Care for Media Reporting

For journalists

Reporting on suicide and mental illness can be distressing for media professionals, especially if they have been exposed to these issues in the past. Journalists often witness graphic evidence of death, other people's distress, or are required to interview people who are bereaved or in shock. 

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MF Media Tips for EditorsFor editors, news directors and line managers

Media organisations have a duty of care to their employees to ensure there are strategies in place to prepare and support staff covering suicide and mental illness. Line managers have a vital role to play in modelling and encouraging self-care as well as providing direct support to staff and identifying staff who may require professional support.

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MF Media recommend staff for support 

When to recommend staff seek professional assistance

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Resources for the mental health and suicide prevention sector


Full resource book

MHS BookSuicide and mental illness in the media
A Mindframe resource for the mental health and suicide prevention sectors

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Quick reference cards

MHS General QRC

Working with the media/Issues to Consider
General quick reference card

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MHS Indigenous QRC

Working with the media/Issues to consider
Indigenous quick reference card

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Resources for stage and screen


Full resource book

Stage & Screen bookletMental illness and suicide
A Mindframe resource for stage and screen

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Resources for police


Full resource book

Police resource bookMental illness and suicide in the media
A Mindframe resource for police

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Quick reference cards

Police QRCMental illness and suicide in the media
Issues to consider

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Frontline police pocket cards

ACT Pocket Card

Australian Capital Territory

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NSW Pocket Card

New South Wales

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QLD Pocket Card

Queensland

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NT Pocket Card

Northern Territory

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SA Pocket Card

South Australia

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TAS Pocket Card

Tasmania

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VIC Pocket Card

Victoria

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WA Pocket Card

Western Australia

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Resources for courts


Full resource book

Courts resource bookMental illness and suicide in the media
A Mindframe resource for courts

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