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.

Winners for Mindframe twitter competition announced! - 26 August 2014

Mindframe would like to thank everyone who participated in its twitter competition to win free tickets to the DiG Festival in October.

Mindframe media alert: NSW inquest eating disorders and suicide - 25 August 2014

Media alert – 25 Aug 2014 Newsrooms: Please cascade to all staff
Media are reminded of Mindfame support/resources as the NSW Coroner will today publish its findings of the Inquest into the suicide death of Alana Goldsmith, by Magistrate Mark Douglass.

Mindframe attends International Mental Health Conference - 25 August 2014

Mindframe’s Tegan Cotterill will be attending the 15th International Mental Health Conference held at the QT Hotel, Surfers Paradise from Monday 25 - Wednesday 27 August.

Director announcement at the Hunter Institute - 22 August 2014

The Mindframe team congratulates our Director, Jaelea Skehan on her recent permanent appointment to the role.

NSW Mental Health Commissioner to open mental health stream at DiG Festival - 15 August 2014

The Hunter Institute of Mental Health, which manages Mindframe, has today announced that Commissioner Mr John Feneley, NSW Mental Health Commission will open the inaugural mental health stream at this year's DiG Festival in Newcastle.

Entry extension: Mindframe Twitter competition - 14 August 2014

Mindframe would like to announce an extension on entries into its Twitter competition, to win free tickets to attend the DiG Festival.

Media and mental health sectors urged to continue supporting safe and helpful discussions around high profile suicide - 13 August 2014

Jaelea Skehan Director of the Hunter Institute of Mental Health, which manages Mindframe, urges Australian media and the mental health and suicide prevention sector to continue their work together following the death of American actor Robin Williams.

Media Alert: Mindframe reminder to media about repeated coverage of suicide - 13 August 2014

Mindframe continues to remind media professionals of the importance of reporting responsibly and that sustained and repeated coverage of the issue can increase the risk to those who are vulnerable or distressed.