Calling all media and communication professionals to nominate for upcoming awards! - 24 June 2015

Have you recently reported or managed a campaign on mental health, mental illness, suicide or other challenging issue? Why not nominate your piece for an award!

Mindframe approach showcased at IASP Conference in Montreal - 15 June 2015

Hunter Institute of Mental Health Director, Jaelea Skehan will present on the work of the Mindframe National Media Initiative during her attendance at the International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP) Congress in Montreal this week.

Australian of the Year supports work of Mindframe - 5 June 2015

Australian of the Year and Our Watch Ambassador, Rosie Batty highlighted the need for responsible and sensitive reporting of family violence, commending the work of the Mindframe National Media Initiative and its guidelines when covering issues related to suicide.

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.