Student research survey: seeking views and attitudes about reporting and communication of suicide - 11 May 2016

The Hunter Institute of Mental Health, which manages Mindframe, invites journalism, communications and public relations students to participate in a research project looking at their views and attitudes about the reporting and professional communication of suicide in Australia.

Mindframe e-newsletter April 2016 - 15 April 2016

The April edition of Mindframe's e-newsletter is now available with a message from Hunter Institute of Mental Health Program Manager Marc Bryant.

Statement from Mindframe on Advertising Standards Bureau report - 11 April 2016

The Mindframe National Media Initiative welcomes the recent determination by the Advertising Standards Bureau (ASB) regarding an inappropriate image which depicted suicide on social media.

Mindframe supports screenwriters for national conference - 9 March 2016

This week, staff from the Hunter Institute of Mental Health’s Mindframe program will attend the National Screenwriters Conference in Phillip Island, Victoria.

Media Alert: ABS Causes of Death data 2014 - 8 March 2016

The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) has today released its 2014 Causes of Death data - which includes annual national suicide information.

Media alert: Reporting incident in World Square Sydney - 7 March 2016

Media reminder: Reporting of incident in World Square, Sydney

Mindframe announces national Social Media Reference Group - 2 March 2016

The Hunter Institute of Mental Health’s Mindframe National Media Initiative program is developing guidelines to support Australian media professionals and communication practitioners in the mental health and suicide prevention sectors to have safe, accurate and effective discussions of suicide, self-harm and mental illness online.

Mindframe joins national LIFE Think Tank line-up for 2016 - 23 February 2016

The Mindframe National Media Initiative is set to present its work as part of a national “Think Tank” series for suicide prevention and mental health professionals, starting next week.

Mindframe partners with Aus Press Council for reporting master class - 10 February 2016

Mindframe has partnered with the Australian Press Council (APC) to provide a master class on responsible reporting of suicide and mental illness at the APC’s 40th anniversary conference.

Minister recognises 18 year milestone of two innovative Hunter Institute of Mental Health programs - 8 February 2016

Minister for Health, The Hon Sussan Ley MP has acknowledged Hunter Institute of Mental Health’s 18 year milestone running two Commonwealth funded programs.