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Mental illness is real

But we’re not alone. There is much that can be done, and together we can help each other lead a better life.

What is mental illness?


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'It’s been nearly three years since I lost my mind.' SANE Board member, Osher Günsberg on his lived experience with mental illness.

Osher talks about mental illness

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To mark this year's Schizophrenia Awareness Week, we've developed new a factsheet and guide on the symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of schizophrenia.

Schizophrenia: Get the facts

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'It’s a scary illness, but it doesn’t mean the people who have it are scary. We’re human, just like everyone else.'

Hannah - Living Stories

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Schizophrenia Awareness Week

To coincide with Schizophrenia Awareness Week (May 14–20), we've put together a selection of factsheets, articles, personal stories and videos to raise awareness of this often misunderstood illness.

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Anonymous online support and connection for people affected by mental illness, carers, families and friends.

The forums are welcoming, safe and moderated 24 hours a day.

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Facts & Guides

All you need to know about the symptoms, treatments and finding help for yourself and others.

These easy-to-read, practical guides have been reviewed by clinicians and members of the community.