Reporting on mental health - advice for media professionals - 30 September 2014

With Mental Health Week from Sunday 5th to Sunday 12th October, World Mental Health Day on Friday 10th October and World Mental Health Month during October (NSW only), media professionals are reminded of the resources available on the Mindframe website which assist with the responsible reporting of mental illness and mental health.

A shout out to journalism students to enter the Ossie Awards! - 23 September 2014

The Mindframe National Media Initiative (Mindframe) is encouraging all journalism students to submit their pieces for the Mindframe for Journalism Education category as part of this year's JERAA Ossie Awards.

International digital journalist, Neal Mann joins Mindframe DiG panel - 17 September 2014

Mindframe is pleased to announce veteran digital US journalist Neal Mann as an additional panellist for the upcoming DiG Festival event: Embracing a digital paradigm, when communicating about mental health.

WSPD14 – media encouraged to care for themselves, too - 10 September 2014

Suicide Prevention – One World Connected is the international theme for today, being World Suicide Prevention Day 2014.

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.