June 2015 e-newsletter now available! - 4 June 2015

Mindframe's e-newsletter for June 2015 is now available to download.

Video message from The Hon. Sussan Ley MP, Minister for Health - 15 May 2015

The Hon. Sussan Ley MP, Minister for Health provided the following video message as part of Mindframe's annual advisory group dinner event on Thursday 30th April in Sydney.

Mindframe podcast series - 24 April 2015

In the lead up to our annual advisory group dinner event and joint meeting, the Mindframe National Media Initiative, managed by the Hunter Institute of Mental Health has today released a series of podcasts by professionals from the media and mental health and suicide prevention sectors.

Mindframe event and annual advisory group meeting in Sydney - 8 April 2015

ABC News 24’s Jeremy Fernandez and Academy Award nominee Jan Sardi will be among guest speakers at this year’s Mindframe National Media Initiative (Mindframe) dinner event in Sydney.

Time to end stigma attached to mental illness - 7 April 2015

Over the weekend, our Director Jaelea Skehan wrote an opinion piece for the Newcastle Herald highlighting how comments around the Germanwings tragedy have seen us take "a large leap backwards" when it comes to addressing the stigma attached to mental illness.

ABS release 2013 Australian Causes of Death data - 31 March 2015

The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) today released its 2013 Causes of Death, Australia data - which includes annual national suicide information.

Germanwings air crash - reporting mental illness - 30 March 2015

The Mindframe National Media Initiative today urges Australian media professionals continuing to report on the Germanwings air crash to consider the potential for stigmatising mental illness, particularly around depression. 

National Close the Gap Day - 19 March 2015

Today marks National Close the Gap Day, an important campaign to raise the health and life expectancy of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples to that of the non-Indigenous population within a generation: to close the gap by 2030.

Entries for TheMHS Mental Health Media Awards are now open - 13 March 2015

The Mindframe team at the Hunter Institute of Mental Health encourages all Australian media professionals to submit their stories for the 2015 TheMHS Mental Health Media Awards.

New Mindframe video - 5 March 2015

Media, mental health and suicide prevention professionals have shared their thoughts to camera on suicide and mental illness in the media.