Positive findings from Mindframe broadcast media study in to 2015 R U OK?Day campaign - 30 September 2016

Today, the Hunter Institute of Mental Health, which manages the Mindframe program has released a summary of findings from its recent broadcast media evaluation of the 2015 R U OK?Day campaign with overall positive outcomes and adherence to the Mindframe guidelines.

Media Alert: Release of ABS Causes of Death data 2015 - 28 September 2016

The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) has today released its 2015 Causes of Death data - which includes annual national suicide information.

Media Alert: Reminder on reporting suicide - 15 September 2016

Mindframe would like to ask the Australian media to consider its advice when covering suicide and provide a reminder to media professionals that it is important that stories do not provide specific details about the method or location of death.

Media Alert: Mindframe advice for media covering national suicide prevention campaigns - 15 September 2016

This week, suicide prevention will be the focus of three major campaigns: Men, let’s talk when things get tough by Movember (launched today); R U OK?Day (Thursday 8th September) and World Suicide Prevention Day (Saturday 10th September).

Mindframe presents Media LiFE Award to The Sunday Telegraph - 28 July 2016

The Sunday Telegraph's “Can We Talk” youth suicide media campaign is the recipient of this year's Suicide Prevention Australia Media LiFE Award, presented at the National Suicide Prevention Conference in Canberra this week.

Media alert: Reporting suicide incident in Melbourne,VIC - 15 July 2016

The Mindframe team would like to remind media professionals of the importance of following codes of practice in conjunction with the Mindframe guidelines when covering stories relating to suicide.

Mindframe approach to be showcased on international stage - 11 July 2016

Mindframe’s effectiveness in Australia will be on the international stage at the World Journalism Education Congress (WJEC) this week.

Celebrations continue with Mindframe 'Coming of Age' panel discussion at ANZCA Conference - 5 July 2016

This week, the Mindframe National Media Initiative team at the Hunter Institute of Mental Health will host a panel discussion reflecting on the work of its education and training program as part of the annual Australian and New Zealand Communications Association annual conference.

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.