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Mental Health & Illness

Everything you need to know about mental health and illness including treatments, support, and how you can help yourself.

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What does my diagnosis mean? How do my meds work? What about exercise, and work? How can I deal with stigma? Get the facts about treatments, support, and helping yourself.

Mental illness is a normal part of being human that can be defined and understood.

They're often the hardest

The pros and cons of putting a name to what's going on with your mental health.

Resources for families, friends and others on being a carer and looking after yourself too.
Your questions answered

Your questions answered

Advice on the most pressing questions about mental illness from people with lived experience, carers and the SANE Help Centre.

‘When I was younger, I didn’t really have words to describe how I was feeling.’

Harrison tells his story of diagnosis, stigma and self-understanding as part of our Thriving Communities campaign.

Navigating the mental health system can seem like being in a maze. Understanding who does what helps us find the treatment and support needed to get on the road to recovery.
Other people can be the best medicine
A diagnosis can be overwhelming
Looking for work, maintaining job, or supporting of someone with mental illness in the workplace can be challenging. Here's the information you need.
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Get Help

Where to get help for you or someone you know.

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Facts and Guides

Authoritative and up-to-date explanations of a range of mental health problems and related issues.

People like us

People who live with mental illness, their families, friends and carers, in their own words.

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SANE Forums

Peer support for people living with a mental illness and their carers.