SANE Helpline

1800 18 SANE

Call 1800 18 SANE (7263) or use Helpline Online.


The SANE Helpline will not be available
over the Easter break.

Closes: 5 PM, Thursday 17 April.
Reopens: 9 AM, Tuesday 22 April.

In an emergency call:

Emergency services 000
Lifeline 131114
Suicide callback service 1300 659 467

Please continue to send NON-URGENT requests via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to the Helpline, or call to request an information pack or return call. Advisors will respond to requests as soon as possible when we return.

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Helpline Advisor.

Available Monday-Friday, 9-5 AEST



A Life without Stigma

A Life without Stigma

Imagine a life without stigma for people affected by mental illness . . . SANE Australia did.

In a major new report, SANE investigates the harm done by stigma, looks at programs from around the world to see what works best to tackle it, and lays out recommendations for what needs to be done in Australia, especially to reduce stigma against people affected by schizophrenia and other psychotic illnesses.

See the media release or download the report.

all Australians
affected by
mental illness
lead a better life

Suicide Prevention and Recovery Guide

Saving lives

Saving lives through suicide prevention is a priority for SANE Australia.

The 'Suicide Prevention and Recovery Guide' provides information on how to support people who may be at risk of suicide, with a particular focus on recovery and holistic care. Complete a free online assessment to claim self-directed CPD points towards your ongoing education in mental health and suicide prevention.

SANE Bookshop

Books, DVD Kits, and other resources explaining symptoms, treatments, and how to help yourself.

Visit the bookshop >>


SANE Media Centre promotes and supports and accurate and responsible portrayal of mental illness and suicide. See the Latest News >>

Annual Report

See SANE Australia's Annual Report for 2013, detailing how we touched the lives of over 600,000 people.