August 2015 e-newsletter now available! - 31 August 2015

The Mindframe National Media Initiative e-newsletter for August 2015 is now available to view or download.

ABC’s Mental As campaign takes out inaugural TheMHS Medal - 26 August 2015

The Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) has been recognised and presented with a special media award today, co-sponsored by the Mindframe National Media Initiative (Mindframe).

Mindframe to attend annual TheMHS Conference 2015 - 25 August 2014

Staff from the Hunter Institute of Mental Health, including the Mindframe National Media Initiative team, will join a range of professionals from the mental health and suicide prevention sectors for the 25th annual TheMHS Conference.

Mindframe media support for Victorian Coroner's Court - 21 August 2015

During June and July, the Mindframe National Media Initiative (Mindframe) played a leading role in supporting the media management of the Victoria Coroner’s findings into a cluster of youth suicides in the City of Casey.

Media alert: Reporting suicide and anniversary of Robin Williams' death - 10 August 2015

Mindframe would like to ask the Australian media to consider its advice when covering suicide, the importance of reporting responsibly, and that sustained and repeated coverage of the issue can increase the risk to those who are vulnerable or distressed.

Launch of discussion paper on suicidal behaviour in women - 28 July 2015

Today, Suicide Prevention Australia (SPA) launched Australia’s first comprehensive discussion paper on suicide and suicidal behaviour in women at the National Suicide Prevention Conference in Hobart, Tasmania. 

Research survey: views and attitudes of Australian media on reporting suicide - 27 July 2015

The Mindframe team at the Hunter Institute of Mental Health is seeking participation from Australian-based media professionals to complete a research survey looking at the views and attitudes regarding the reporting of suicide held by the Australian media.

Media alert: Reporting suicide stories from overseas sources - 24 July 2015

Media reminder: Reporting suicide stories from overseas sources relating to the Sandra Bland death in custody in the US.

NSPC15 conference delegates urged to take part in suicide prevention messaging workshop - 22 July 2015

Delegates are being urged to sign up for a special workshop on developing suicide prevention messages that could be used in media campaigns at a national conference in Tasmania next week.

Mindframe set to feature at National Suicide Prevention Conference in Hobart - 17 July 2015

Members of the Mindframe National Media Initiative (Mindframe) team are gearing up to feature key national work at the upcoming 2015 National Suicide Prevention Conference in Hobart.