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. 

National Close the Gap Day - 19 March 2015

Today marks National Close the Gap Day, an important campaign to raise the health and life expectancy of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples to that of the non-Indigenous population within a generation: to close the gap by 2030.

Entries for TheMHS Mental Health Media Awards are now open - 13 March 2015

The Mindframe team at the Hunter Institute of Mental Health encourages all Australian media professionals to submit their stories for the 2015 TheMHS Mental Health Media Awards.

New Mindframe video - 5 March 2015

Media, mental health and suicide prevention professionals have shared their thoughts to camera on suicide and mental illness in the media.

Mindframe participates in Australian Press Council Round Table - 23 February 2015

Hunter Institute of Mental Health Program Manager Marc Bryant has been invited to participate in an Australian Press Council (APC) Round Table discussion today in Sydney, representing the Mindframe National Media Initiative.

LIFE Think Tank workshops kick-off in Melbourne - 10 February 2015

Today Mindframe’s Alexandra Culloden will present to suicide prevention and mental health sector professionals in Melbourne as part of the LIFE Communications Think Tank series of workshops.

Mindframe encourages nominations for the 2015 Media LiFE Award! - 3 February 2015

The Mindframe National Media Initiative, managed by the Hunter Institute of Mental Health, is calling on sector professionals to submit their nominations for the Media Award category of the 12th Annual LiFE Awards.

Mindframe helps drive national suicide prevention roadshow - 16 January 2015

Mindframe is joining the Living is for Everyone (LIFE) series of one-day Think Tank events in each capital city.