Mindframe media alert: Eating disorders - 19 April 2013

Mindframe advice for media re: Swedish modelling scouts targeting consumers with eating disorders

Nominations open for the Mental Health Media Achievement Awards 2013 - 22 April 2013

Nominations are now open for the annual Mental Health Media Achievement Awards. Media from Australia and New Zealand are encouraged to enter. Nominations close on Wednesday 1 May 2013.

Mindframe attends 'Health in Difference' Conference - 18 April 2013

Mindframe to host trade display at the 8th National LGBTI Health Alliance 'Health in Difference' Conference, 18 - 20 April in St Kilda, Victoria.

Nominations open for the LiFE Awards “Communication Category” - 12 April 2013

Nominations are now open for the annual national LiFE Awards, which includes a category for promoting suicide prevention via media or campaign. The closing date has been extended to Tuesday 30th April.

Mindframe Communication Managers Group dinner and annual meeting - 2 April 2013

Mindframe will host a dinner event in Newcastle on Wednesday 3rd April, in conjunction with the Mindframe Communication Managers' Group on the 4th April. The theme for the evening will be social media use within the mental health and suicide prevention sectors. 

Mental Illness addition to AP Stylebook - 28 March 2013

The Mindframe National Media Initiative (Mindframe) welcomes the move by the multi-national wire service, Associated Press (AP), to add an entry on appropriate reporting of mental illness to their AP Stylebook.

Mindframe and LGBTI National Health Alliance Training - 28 March 2013

Representatives from Australia’s leading lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex and other sexuality (LGBTI) media attended a Mindframe National Media Initiative and LGBTI National Health Alliance’s MindOUT! training session in Sydney.

ABS release 2011 Causes of Death data - 15 March 2013

Today, the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) released its Causes of Death, Australia, 2011 data - which includes annual national suicide information.

Young people, social media and suicide prevention roundtable - 26 February 2013

More than 50 representatives from Australia’s leading youth, mental health, media and technology providers will come together in Melbourne on Wednesday, 27 February 2013 to tackle the risks, challenges and opportunities presented by social media to promote mental health and suicide prevention in young people.

Scoping reports into social media use by Australian health and news media - 5 March 2013

The Mindframe National Media Initiative has published two scoping reports on the social media use of Australian mental health and suicide prevention organisations and news media.