'Discover More’ with SANE this Schizophrenia Awareness Week

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With Schizophrenia Awareness Week fast approaching, this year SANE is inviting people to ‘Discover More’ about its creative and passionate community living with schizophrenia.

In addition to encouraging everyone to ‘Discover More’ about schizophrenia itself, which affects roughly 20 million people worldwide, we’re sharing our Peer Ambassadors’ stories to spotlight their challenges, successes, hopes and tips for living with schizophrenia, and to share the many things they’d like others to discover about their lives.

Take a look at the many ways you can join the discussion with SANE during Schizophrenia Awareness Week, held Sunday 23 to Saturday 29 May 2021.

To ‘Discover More’ and join the conversation you can: 

  • Read up – Get the latest facts and figures about schizophrenia
  • Learn more – Check out our Spotlight on Schizophrenia for extra resources and personal stories of lived experience
  • Tune in – Watch our live feed from the One Door Mental Health Symposium, which includes SANE’s CEO Rachel Green joining as a panellist (2-5pm AEST on Monday 24 May, streamed via our Facebook page)
  • Chat online – Join SANE’s Topic Tuesday online Forum discussion featuring our Peer Ambassador Sandy Jeffs, and One Door psychologist Jordan Yates (7-8.30pm AEST on Tuesday 25 May). Visit the SANE Forums to register and find out more.
  • ‘Discover More’ about our peers’ personal stories – Via new blog interviews featuring six Peer Ambassadors, Sandy, Niall and Jenni, Sandra, Sarah and Phoebe, throughout the week
  • Connect on social – Head to Instagram for sessions with our Peer Ambassadors, including: a Q&A with Sandra (10am-12pm AEST Tuesday 25 May) and Laura (10am-12pm AEST Friday 28 May), while Phoebe will share her experiences on IGTV

Take a look at our media coverage:

Listen out for upcoming radio interviews:

Last updated: 9 June 2021

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