Mindframe Executive Summary of two years of activities - 3 July 2013

The Executive Summary is a culmination of program outcomes by the Mindframe team for the funding period July 2011 and June 2013 and summarises key achievements.

National Mental Health Commission’s article on a proposed national ‘Communications Charter’ for mental health and suicide prevention sectors - 1 July 2013

The National Mental Health Commissioner Sam Mostyn has outlined the development of a new national Communications Charter in the latest edition of ‘Expert Insights’ on the Living is for Everyone (LiFE) website here.

Mindframe joins the Twittersphere - 5 June 2013

The Mindframe National Media Initiative will be launching into the social media space today, and is happy to announce the program’s Twitter handle, @MindframeMedia.

Mindframe media support - Commonwealth Ombudsman’s report into suicide and self-harm - 21 May 2013

With the release of the 'Suicide and Self-harm in the Immigration Detention Network' report, Mindframe is reminding the media and those who work with the media of responsible reporting of such issues.

Mindframe online survey - Mental health and suicide prevention sector resources - 17 May 2013

The Mindframe National Media Initiative is undertaking an online survey targeted at the mental health and suicide prevention sectors for input into Mindframe resource redevelopment.

DSM-5 international launch - Mindframe reminder of responsible reporting - 17 May 2013

The launch of the latest Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) provides a timely reminder of Mindframe’s support for responsible media reporting of mental illness.

Schizophrenia Awareness Week and the media’s crucial role - 14 May 2013

The media has a powerful role during Schizophrenia Awareness Week (12-18 May) in breaking down myths and misunderstanding about the mental illness in the community.

Outcomes from the Young People, Social Media and Suicide Prevention Roundtable - 10 May 2013

What are the risks, challenges and opportunities presented by social media to promoting mental health and suicide in young people? The outcomes from the “Roundtable on Young People, Social Media and Suicide Prevention” held on 27 February, 2013, have been released.

Mindframe participates in post-film forum at Human Rights Arts & Film Festival - 9 May 2013

The Hunter Institute of Mental Health’s (a) director Jaelea Skehan, on behalf of the Mindframe National Media Initiative, will be speaking with Professor Patrick McGorry AO at a panel event in Melbourne on 21st May on the silence around issues of mental health that can exist in families, societal taboos around suicide and the value of sharing personal experiences on screen.

Social media principles for Communication Managers - 7 May 2013

The Mindframe National Media Initiative (Mindframe) will work with the mental health and suicide prevention sectors to develop a set of guiding social media principles for communication managers working in these areas.