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Families & Carers

Guides and resources for families, friends and others caring for someone with a mental illness.

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‘If you’re caring for someone and feeling isolated, you’ve got to reach out.’

What to say when you're worried that someone you know is having thoughts of suicide.


‘Caring is constant and can be very hard. It’s so important for carers to be able to connect with others going through similar situations by using resources like the SANE online forums.’

Jo shares her story of caring and self-care as part of SANE's Thriving Communities campaign.

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Stories of illness, survival, recovery and hope, told by people living with mental illness, their families and the people who care for them.

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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.

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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.