SANE Australia welcomes the release of the National Mental Health and Wellbeing Pandemic Response Plan today, and supports the coordinated set of holistic principles and actions across Australian governments, including recognition of the impact the coronavirus pandemic is having on people affected by complex mental health issues.
Talk of “social distancing” is a profoundly unhelpful term. We need to move our language to “physical distancing with social connection".
It has never been a more important time for us to maintain our human connection and be kind to one another.
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