Support for media professionals

1406 media micsWith one in five Australians diagnosed with mental illness every year, mental illness and suicide-related issues are important topics, which demand fair and accurate reporting.

The SANE Media Centre provides media professionals with advice, information, statistics and comment on mental health or suicide-related issues.

You can contact the SANE Media Centre for:

  • Facts, information and statistics about mental illness and suicide prevention
  • Expert comment about mental illness and suicide prevention
  • Referral to people with lived experience of mental illness, or their carers, for interview
  • Information and advice for reporting on mental illness and suicide-related issues

 

 

Resources

Resources for media reporting

There are a wide range of industry codes and standards covering the reporting of mental illness and suicide-related issues.

SANE Media Centre has collated these resources and best practice case-studies for the media.

Mindframe

The SANE Media Centre is supported by the Australian Government as part of the Mindframe National Media Initiative.

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