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.

Acknowledging the vital role of media this NAIDOC Week - 10 July 2015

The Mindframe team at the Hunter Institute of Mental Health have taken time this week to reflect on the important role of the media in supporting Indigenous communities especially in relation to safe and responsible reporting of suicide and social and emotional wellbeing.

Mindframe showcased to suicide prevention experts in the US - 2 July 2015

Mindframe continues its short overseas promotion being showcased in the United States (US) this week to an audience of international suicide prevention experts.

Calling all media and communication professionals to nominate for upcoming awards! - 24 June 2015

Have you recently reported or managed a campaign on mental health, mental illness, suicide or other challenging issue? Why not nominate your piece for an award!