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SANE Australia

SANE Australia works for a better life for all people affected by mental illness – through educating the community, applied research and campaigning for improved services and attitudes.

Understanding makes all the difference

SANE's resources on a range of mental health conditions provide information and tips - all available via the website sane.org.

Help at the end of the line

1800 18 SANE (7263) is a national freecall helpline providing information, advice and referral to anyone concerned about mental illness.

Mind + Body

SANE Australia’s Mind + Body initiative recognises that a healthier life includes both mental and physical wellness, and promotes steps to improve health for the whole person.

SANE Media Centre

The SANE Media Centre promotes and supports the accurate and responsible portrayal of mental illness and suicide within the Australian media.

Mindful Employer

SANE's Mindful Employer program provides both employers and employees with the skills and knowledge to effectively respond to mental illness in the workplace.

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Last reviewed: September 2019

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Anxiety disorder

An anxiety disorder is a medical condition characterised by persistent, excessive worry.

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What is complex PTSD? - The SANE Blog

The symptoms of complex PTSD are often caused by ongoing or repeated trauma where the victim has little or no control and no real or perceived hope of escape.

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Five tips to help someone who hoards - The SANE Blog

‘How can I stop my friend, partner, or parent hoarding?’ This is a common question asked by many people who feel unable to help their loved one.

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Getting better

Recovery is often defined as a process in which you take an active part in getting as well as you possibly can be: accepting unavoidable limitations a...

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Has someone close to you died by suicide?

If so, you are not alone. When someone close to you dies by suicide, it affects how you feel and are able to cope. When that person had a mental illne...

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Mental illness & physical health

Looking after our physical health is important for everyone, but it can be an extra challenge if you have a mental illness.This may be related to the...

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Helping

There are lots of simple, everyday ways you can support someone who has a mental illness. Small things can make a big difference: being there to liste...

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Suicidal behaviour

The facts about suicide and how it links to mental health issues.

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Complementary therapies

The facts Many people use complementary therapies to support medical treatment. Complementary therapies are not a replacement for adequate medical tre...

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How to help in a crisis

How to help when someone experiences a mental health crisis When caring for someone with a mental illness, there may be times when their health deteri...

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