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Working with the media

Working with the media

Do you work in the mental health sector and need advice and support about working with the media? Contact the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

The SANE Media Centre has a range of comprehensive factsheets to assist the mental health sector in working with the media. Each factsheet covers a different aspect of working with the media and can be used as a starting point or a refresher, with the SANE Media Centre available to provide additional information and support if needed.


How to Write a Media Release

Getting the Media Interested

Media Interviews

Supporting Spokespeople with a Mental Illness

Media Enquiries about Mental Illness

Media Enquiries about Suicide

All resources complement the Australian Government’s Mindframe National Media Initiative which aims to guide representation of issues related to mental illness and suicide, encouraging accurate and sensitive portrayals in Australian media.

This Working with the media page may be freely downloaded, copied and distributed on condition no change is made to the contents. SANE is not responsible for any actions taken as a result of information or opinions contained in this article.