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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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Smoking & mental illness

Why change smoking habits? People with a mental illness can, and do, quit smoking, for a number of very good reasons.Diseases caused by smoking are th...

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Depression

What is depression? Clinical depression is an illness, a medical condition. It significantly affects the way someone feels, causing a persistent lower...

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Psychotherapy

Treatment for depression, anxiety disorders, and other mental illnesses can include psychological treatments, medication, support in the community, or...

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Is someone you know unwell?

If something is not quite right about the way a loved one is behaving, it can be helpful to think about any significant recent changes in behaviour or...

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Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia is an illness that disrupts the functioning of the human mind. It causes intense episodes of psychosis involving delusions and hallucina...

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Mindfulness

Mindfulness is a mental and physical technique you can use to focus your awareness on the present moment. Being in the moment helps you acknowledge, a...

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Ageing well

Moving into the later years of life is a time of significant change

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Young people

Like all of us, young people can feel a bit down sometimes. Everyday frustrations, disappointments, problems at school, troubles in the family or any...

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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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