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Mindframe Media and Mental Health Project
This factsheet provides advice for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander organisations on the coverage of mental health and related issues in the media. The factsheet covers topics such as:
This resoure was produced by Mindframe as part of a larger publication, Suicide and mental illness in the media.
Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander organisations should use this resource as a guide when dealing with the media on issues related to mental health and illness.
Hunter Institute of Mental Health
Ph: (02) 4924 6904
Fax: (02) 4924 6909
Commencing in 2000 and funded by the Department of Health and Ageing, the Mindframe national media initiative was developed to encourage the responsible reporting of mental illness and suicide in the media.