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What SANE does

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SANE Helpline
A national online and Freecall service, providing information, support and referral to people concerned about mental illness.
SANE Forums
A safe, anonymous community providing peer support for people living with mental illness, family, friends and carers.
SANE information services
Our resources provide concise and easy-to-read information on all mental illnesses, including complex mental illness (CMI).

SANE's online publication, featuring interviews, articles and issues important to people affected by mental illness.

Promoting responsible portrayal of mental illness and suicide in the media and helping health professionals engage.
Voicing community concern, StigmaWatch works to improve the representation of mental illness and suicide in the media.
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A leader in the use of art to raise awareness and reduce stigma towards mental illness.
Suicide Prevention
Improving how people with mental illness, families and friends, are supported in suicide prevention and bereavement.
A research project exploring the experiences of family and friends following a suicide attempt by a loved one.
Barbara Hocking OAM
Promoting better mental health by advancing public understanding of mental illness.
Thriving Communities

A campaign to build social connection and improve outcomes for Australians affected by complex mental illnesses.

Providing managers and employees with information and skills to respond to mental health issues in the workplace.
Mind + Body
Common sense steps to improve the health of the whole person. A healthier life includes mental and physical wellness.
Aged Care
Supporting older Australians with a mental illness, and those caring for them, through training, education and research.

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Positive, real-life stories from people affected by mental illness.

Monthly Giving

By making a regular donation you can be an important ongoing part of SANE Australia’s work.

Facts & guides

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Get the facts on mental illness. Detailed information about treatments, support, and helping yourself & others.