The Mindframe team wishes to advise the mental health and suicide prevention sectors of release of the podcast series ‘Enough’ by The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age, which was released on podcast platforms and online on 17th March, 2022. This is a six part series with episodes being released weekly (every Thursday).
- Episode 1: Depression
- Episode 2: Suicidal ideation
- Episode 3: LGBTQI+ mental health
- Episode 4: Anxiety
- Episode 5: Eating disorders
- Episode 6: Disadvantaged youths with YouthInSearch
This series has been developed by journalists from The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age and covers various issues relating to suicide and mental ill-health. The episodes include general information, voices of lived experience and expert opinion. The Mindframe team have listened to each episode and have provided advice to the producers and journalists regarding best practice communication about these issues. This included advice around the inclusion of content warnings, help-seeking information and advice around safe and non-stigmatising language. A list of the podcast’s themes are provided below to assist your organisation
in identifying appropriate levels of support for your communities.
Episodes of Enough will be released every Thursday from March 17 on APPLE, GOOGLE and SPOTIFY. Listen to Enough’s trailer. Listen to Enough’s first episode: ‘Nobody could see how sad I was’.
Audiences that may be impacted by this content may include:
- People with lived experience of suicide
- People with lived experience of disordered eating
- People who identify as LGBTIQ+
- People who have lived experience of mental ill-health
- People who have lived experience of self-harm.
To promote safe and responsible conversations, the mental health and suicide prevention sectors are encouraged to highlight and disseminate appropriate resources to support these target audiences, in particular, young people in the LGBTIQ+ community and young people living with disordered eating.
We recommend promoting information about safe online communication about suicide and mental health including those aimed at young people such as Orygen’s #chatsafe guidelines.