Self-care to feature at CBAA Conference 2014 - 6 November 2014

Mindframe's Tegan Cotterill, Hunter Institute of Mental Health and Trina McLellan, Dart Centre Asia Pacific will tomorrow facilitate a workshop for community broadcasters around self-care and support as part of the annual CBAA Conference for 2014.

Indigenous media and Mindframe partnership to feature in Cairns this week - 27 October 2014

The Mindframe National Media Initiative is proud to be sponsoring the Australian Indigenous Communication Association (AICA) conference for the fifth year running.

Media app for reporting suicide & mental illness - 16 October 2014

The Hunter Institute of Mental Health (Hunter Institute) today (FRI OCT 17) launched an app that supports busy journalists filing mental illness and suicide stories while on the run.

The Mindframe National Media Initiative (Mindframe) app is free and available on portable Android and Apple devices, for both smartphones and tablets, and can be used both off and on line.

Mindframe team congratulates Hunter Institute of Mental Health Director Jaelea Skehan - 2 October 2014

Jaelea Skehan, Director of the Hunter Institute of Mental Health, which manages Mindframe, has been announced today as a winner in The Australian Financial Review and Westpac 100 Women of Influence Awards for 2014.

Reporting on mental health - advice for media professionals - 30 September 2014

With Mental Health Week from Sunday 5th to Sunday 12th October, World Mental Health Day on Friday 10th October and World Mental Health Month during October (NSW only), media professionals are reminded of the resources available on the Mindframe website which assist with the responsible reporting of mental illness and mental health.

A shout out to journalism students to enter the Ossie Awards! - 23 September 2014

The Mindframe National Media Initiative (Mindframe) is encouraging all journalism students to submit their pieces for the Mindframe for Journalism Education category as part of this year's JERAA Ossie Awards.

International digital journalist, Neal Mann joins Mindframe DiG panel - 17 September 2014

Mindframe is pleased to announce veteran digital US journalist Neal Mann as an additional panellist for the upcoming DiG Festival event: Embracing a digital paradigm, when communicating about mental health.

WSPD14 – media encouraged to care for themselves, too - 10 September 2014

Suicide Prevention – One World Connected is the international theme for today, being World Suicide Prevention Day 2014.

Media advice: World Suicide Prevention Day and R U OK?Day - 8 September 2014

In the lead up to World Suicide Prevention Day (Wednesday 10 September) and the R U OK?Day national suicide prevention campaign (Thursday 11 September), it is a timely reminder for media professionals covering these events of the recently updated Mindframe resources.

WHO report highlights success of media guidelines in Australia - 5 September 2014

Dr Margaret Chan, World Health Organisation Director-General released the first global WHO report on suicide prevention last night in Geneva. The report discusses the importance of responsible media reporting of suicide which has been shown to decrease suicide rates.