Ossie Awards 2012 - Mindframe for journalism education winner - 11 December 2012

University of Technology Sydney journalism student Lucie Robson has won this year’s Ossie Awards 2012 Mindframe for journalism education prize for her radio story on ‘Prenatal Depression: the unknown illness’.

Minister launches new Mindframe website platform - 5 December 2012

Federal Minister for Mental Health and Ageing Mark Butler officially launched the new Mindframe National Media Initiative (Mindframe) website platform and the re-branded journalism education resources.

Changing roles within the Mindframe National Media Initiative - 3 December 2012

As of November 2012, Jaelea Skehan has transitioned to the position of Acting Director of the Hunter Institute of Mental Health (HIMH).  The HIMH substantive Director, Trevor Hazell, is on secondment to the University of Newcastle until the end of 2013.

New media resource for eating disorders - 13 March 2014

New resource to guide reporting and portrayal of eating disorders.

Media and Mental Illness Portrayals - Critical Review of the International Evidence - 23 April 2013

Mental illness in the news and the information media - A critical review. Released April 2012.

WSPD and RU OK? Day - advice for media professionals - 3 December 2012

With World Suicide Prevention Day being held today (Monday 10th September) and the 4th R U OK? Day national suicide prevention campaign on Thursday 13th September, it is a timely reminder for media professionals that Mindframe has online resources available to assist reporting of suicide and suicide prevention themed stories.

Media and Public Speaking: A Mindframe Guide for Consumers and Carers - 3 December 2012

The Media and Public Speaking: A Mindframe Guide for Consumers and Carers contains practical information for consumers and carers to support their work with the media. It provides some advice on the best way to share personal stories – whether this is for a media interview or a public speaking opportunity.

Mindframe Key Achievements: January - May 2012 - 3 December 2012

The Mindframe project team has worked extensively with the media and mental health and suicide prevention sector between January - May 2012. Features of the Mindframe Key Achievements Summary include:

ABS publication finds suicide rates have declined over a decade - 3 December 2012

Today, the Australian Bureau of Statistics released key Australian suicide trends for 2001 to 2010 - showing that overall death rates have fallen by 17% over the past decade (from 12.7 to 10.5 deaths per 100,000 people).