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Supporting the mental health of Australians affected by complex mental illness.

About SANE Australia

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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.

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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.

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Psychiatric medications play an important role in the treatment and management of mental illness. Yet despite being commonplace there are many myths.​

Busting 10 myths about medication

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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?

What not to say

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'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.'

Tim's Story

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SPOTLIGHT ON …

Spotlight on OCD

Obsessive compulsive disorder

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.
Spotlight on bipolar

Bipolar disorder

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.

Spotlight on BPD

Borderline personality disorder

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.
spotlight on schizophrenia

Spotlight on schizophrenia

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
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Safe, anonymous mental health discussion, moderated 24/7 by mental health professionals.

Acceptance, connection, support. Share the journey.

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All you need to know about the symptoms, treatments and finding help for yourself and others.

These easy-to-read, practical guides have been reviewed by clinicians and members of the community.

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All you need to know about the symptoms, treatments and finding help for yourself and others.

These easy-to-read, practical guides have been reviewed by clinicians and members of the community.

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All you need to know about the symptoms, treatments and finding help for yourself and others.

These easy-to-read, practical guides have been reviewed by clinicians and members of the community.

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All you need to know about the symptoms, treatments and finding help for yourself and others.

These easy-to-read, practical guides have been reviewed by clinicians and members of the community.

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All you need to know about the symptoms, treatments and finding help for yourself and others.

These easy-to-read, practical guides have been reviewed by clinicians and members of the community.

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All you need to know about the symptoms, treatments and finding help for yourself and others.

These easy-to-read, practical guides have been reviewed by clinicians and members of the community.

factsheets and guides

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All you need to know about the symptoms, treatments and finding help for yourself and others.

These easy-to-read, practical guides have been reviewed by clinicians and members of the community.