National Suicide Prevention Conference – Relationships, Resilience and Respect - 24 July 2017

The Mindframe team, of the Hunter Institute of Mental Health, is in Brisbane this week to showcase its work at the National Suicide Prevention Conference.

Media alert: Mindframe advice for reporting suicide following the death of Chester Bennington - 21 July 2017

The Mindframe team at the Hunter Institute of Mental Health would like to thank the Australian media for their cautious and responsible coverage of the death of Chester Bennington so far. The team also sends its condolences to the family, friends and fans of Chester Bennington.

Mindframe advice for media reporting on Eating Disorders - Netflix feature film: To The Bone - 13 July 2017

The latest NETFLIX production To the Bone, which follows the journey of a 20-year old woman living with and recovering from Anorexia Nervosa, is due for release in Australia this Friday 14th July, 2017.

Mindframe’s communications work to feature at this year’s ANZCA Conference - 5 July 2017

The Hunter Institute of Mental Health’s Mindframe team is pleased to again be presenting as part of the annual Australian and New Zealand Communications Association conference in Sydney this week.

Media Alert: Mindframe advice for media reporting on Netflix feature film: To The Bone - 4 July 2017

The latest NETFLIX production To the Bone, which follows the journey of a 20-year old woman living with
and recovering from Anorexia Nervosa, is set to be released in Australia on 14 July 2017. Butterfly
Foundation has released a statement regarding the film content and the potential risk to vulnerable
communities. Butterfly Foundation is also distributing guidance for viewers across the country through an
Information Sheets for Parents ahead of the film's release next week.

Media alert: Reporting stories from overseas sources relating to alleged 13 Reasons Why inspired deaths - 28 June 2017

Media plays a powerful role in raising awareness of suicide and suicide prevention, but media stories about suicide also have the potential to do harm.

Media alert: Mindframe advice for reporting incident in Times Square - 19 May 2017

Additional media alert to Australian newsrooms. Please cascade to all staff.

Media alert: Mindframe advice for reporting suicide following death of Chris Cornell - 19 May 2017

Media alert to Australian newsrooms: Please cascade to all staff, including feature writers and music journalists.

Media alert: Mindframe clarification regarding reporting suicide deaths - 24 February 2017

In the wake of the death of Dan Vickerman and ongoing comments about media coverage and “guidelines”,
Mindframe would like to clarify advice to the media when reporting suicide deaths.

Media alert: Morisset Hospital incident - be mindful of reinforcing common stereotypes - 7 February 2017

The Mindframe National Media Initiative would like to remind media professionals of the guidelines and Australian media codes of ethics when referring to mental illness in reports.

With the reported death at Morisset Hospital we are asking all media to avoid sensationalist reporting on mental illness and to be mindful of the language used in reports.