Managing the syndication trend of online media
Following the conclusion of the 2018 Journalism Education and Research Association of Australia Conference (JERAA) which took place in Hobart late last year, the Mindframe team has turned the spotlight on the impacts and trends of international syndication and how to minimise harm.
Spotlight on mental health coverage for media professionals
The Mindframe team have taken a closer look at some of the differences between the term mental health and mental ill-health to assist in supporting balanced and safe reporting about mental illness.
Media Alert: Annalise Braakensiek
Mindframe wishes to pass on condolences to family and friends following the passing of Annalise Braakensiek in Sydney NSW.
What do we mean when we talk about Alcohol and Other Drugs (AOD)?
The media in Australia play an important role in shaping public attitudes about many important issues including suicide, mental ill-heath and alcohol and other drugs (AOD) use.
AOD issues are recognised widely as a major public health concern, directly affecting millions of Australians each year. This is a critical opportunity for the media to inform and change public perception around AOD use, and encourage help-seeking for those with AOD issues.
What role does the stage & screen industry play in suicide prevention?
It is undoubtable that film, television and theatre exert a powerful influence when it comes to comes to informing and shaping community attitudes towards mental ill-health and suicide due to their broad reach and appeal.
The importance of including help-seeking in news articles
The busy festive period is a timely reminder that media play an important role in bringing to light the significance of help-seeking behaviour and the variety of pathways that are available.
Evidence shows that people are more likely to seek help when appropriate services are included in stories referencing suicid
Content matters in suicide coverage
Following the 2018 #Seatac air incident, it’s a timely reminder that media can assist in bringing to light a range of broader issues around suicide including risk factors such as mental health problems and protective factors such as normalising helps seeking.
Join Mindframe at the Australian Rural and Remote Mental Health Symposium in Hobart
Everymind’s, Suicide Prevention Project Lead, Alexandra Culloden will be in Hobart this week, presenting at the 10th Australian Rural & Remote Mental Health Symposium.
National spotlight on Alcohol and Other Drugs
The planning and strategic approach to the way Alcohol & Other Drugs (AOD) is covered in the media will be the focus of national discussion this morning when the Mindframe AOD Advisory group meets today.