Mindframe thanks YAWCRC leadership team and staff - 30 June 2016

On this final day of the YAWCRC, Hunter Institute Program Manager Marc Bryant thanked the leadership team and staff of for their support and contribution that has enhanced the work of Mindframe.

Media Alert: Reporting of incident in Hornsby NSW - 9 June 2016

With recent coverage of the police issue in Hornsby NSW, the Mindframe National Media Initiative would like to remind media professionals of the guidelines for reporting mental illness, and that certain language can stigmatise people living with a mental illness.

Mindframe supports inaugural communication workshops on eating disorders - 25 May 2016

Next week, the Mindframe team will provide education and training on the communication of eating disorders as part of the Butterfly Foundation’s workshop series for communication practitioners.

Student research survey: seeking views and attitudes about reporting and communication of suicide - 11 May 2016

The Hunter Institute of Mental Health, which manages Mindframe, invites journalism, communications and public relations students to participate in a research project looking at their views and attitudes about the reporting and professional communication of suicide in Australia.

Mindframe e-newsletter April 2016 - 15 April 2016

The April edition of Mindframe's e-newsletter is now available with a message from Hunter Institute of Mental Health Program Manager Marc Bryant.

Statement from Mindframe on Advertising Standards Bureau report - 11 April 2016

The Mindframe National Media Initiative welcomes the recent determination by the Advertising Standards Bureau (ASB) regarding an inappropriate image which depicted suicide on social media.

Mindframe supports screenwriters for national conference - 9 March 2016

This week, staff from the Hunter Institute of Mental Health’s Mindframe program will attend the National Screenwriters Conference in Phillip Island, Victoria.

Media Alert: ABS Causes of Death data 2014 - 8 March 2016

The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) has today released its 2014 Causes of Death data - which includes annual national suicide information.

Media alert: Reporting incident in World Square Sydney - 7 March 2016

Media reminder: Reporting of incident in World Square, Sydney

Mindframe announces national Social Media Reference Group - 2 March 2016

The Hunter Institute of Mental Health’s Mindframe National Media Initiative program is developing guidelines to support Australian media professionals and communication practitioners in the mental health and suicide prevention sectors to have safe, accurate and effective discussions of suicide, self-harm and mental illness online.