SANE Australia in partnership with the National Mental Health Commission is pleased to share a new research report: Understanding how best to respond to the needs of Australians living with personality disorder.
SANE Peer Ambassador Cameron took part in the two-part SBS documentary How 'Mad' Are You? Cameron, who lives with schizophrenia, shares his thoughts on a series that questions society's assumptions about mental illness.
Psychiatric medications play an important role in the treatment and management of mental illness. Yet despite being commonplace there are many myths.
It's a sad reality that people living with mental illness will hear inappropriate comments. So, what's the worst thing you can say to someone living with a mental illness?
'The intrusive thoughts that define OCD are constant. They don’t take a break when you’re at work, with friends, on weekends or holidays.'
Bipolar disorder causes people to experience intense mood swings, from manic highs to depressive lows. Not everyone experiences bipolar the same way. Learn more and meet people who have shared their experiences.
BPD can be highly distressing for the person affected, and often for their family and friends too. We've put together a selection of factsheets, articles, personal stories and videos to raise awareness of this often misunderstood illness.
Obsessive compulsive disorder is often misunderstood and stigmatised. So we've put together a selection of videos, articles and other useful information to break down the stigma and raise awareness.
Schizophrenia is an illness that disrupts the functioning of the mind. We've put together a selection of factsheets, articles, personal stories and videos to raise awareness of this often misunderstood illness.