The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) has today released its 2020 Causes of Death data, which includes annual, national and state suicide information.
Media and all public communicators are urged to report responsibly on suicide data being released this week.
The Mindframe team has launched a national expert directory to support media professionals when they are seeking comment on suicide prevention, mental ill-health and Alcohol and Other Drugs (AOD).
Updated guidelines for communicating about eating disorders to promote awareness and decrease stigma
Best practice advice for anyone communicating about eating disorders is now available in a new resource from Mindframe and The National Eating Disorders Collaboration (NEDC).
Media and all public communicators are urged to use responsible language on the issue of youth mental health and suicide and the COVID-19 public health orders.
Reporting on localised transmission of COVID-19 and compliance with public health orders is of public interest and will continue to receive heightened and ongoing media coverage. Provision of clear and up-to-date information is vitally important for our communities, including the release of some demographic and geographic details.
New self-care tips for media professionals offer guidance on how to focus on mental health and wellbeing while continuing to report on COVID-19.
Mindframe is a proud sponsor of CONVERGE Lismore, the First Nations Media National Conference 2021 being held 4-7 May.
April 28-29 marks 25 years since 35 people were killed and 23 were wounded at Port Arthur, Tasmania. We ask the media to be mindful of the effect the prominence and quantity of reporting being released may have on the community.
While the deaths that occurred recently in the Barossa Valley are of public interest and will receive ongoing media coverage, it is important for media to report on this incident responsibly.