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).

Hunter Institute wins LiFE Award for suicide prevention - 27 July 2016

Last night, the Hunter Institute won a LiFE award for their excellence in suicide prevention.

National Suicide Prevention Conference – Connecting culture, context and capabilities - 22 July 2016

Hunter Institute of Mental Health staff are actively preparing to facilitate a range of presentations and workshops as part of this year’s National Suicide Prevention Conference in Canberra.

Mindframe holds workshop on new social media guidelines at The Content Safari event - 22 September 2016

Today Mindframe staff will lead a workshop at The Content Safari event in Sydney where attendees will learn about the Mindframe guidelines to support safe online discussions of suicide, self-harm and mental illness.

Mindframe to attend International Mental Health Conference 2015 - 12 August 2015

Staff from the Hunter Institute of Mental Health will be showcasing a range of projects and resources at the 16th International Mental Health Conference, which kicks off today at the QT Hotel, Surfers Paradise.

Croakey: On the complexities and challenges of communications around suicide deaths - 11 March 2016

Hunter Institute of Mental Health Program Manager Marc Bryant, who manages the Mindframe National Media Initiative wrote this piece for Croakey in response to the release of the Australian Bureau of Statistics Causes of Death data 2014, which includes data for suicide deaths.