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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: August 2018

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Fact vs myth: mental illness & violence

No mental health myth causes more harm than the nonsense that people living with mental illness are violent. Here are the facts. People living with me...

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Smokefree resources

Smoking rates among people with a mental illness are much higher than the general population. SANE has developed a range of resources including the SA...

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Fact vs myth: mental illness basics

Everyones got an opinion about mental health, but opinions based on myths add to stigma and make life harder for people affected by mental illness. S...

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The happiness habit - eight tips to boost your happiness - The SANE Blog

How many times have you heard someone say that a lottery win would make them happy?How many times have you thought this yourself?Lottery winners have actually been the subject of research studies. What we know from this research is their happiness

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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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Get Help

SANE helpline Talk to a mental health professional (weekdays 10am-10pm AEST). For urgent assistance call Lifeline on 13 11 14, or see Crisis Support o...

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Refusing treatment

Sometimes a person may be showing signs of a mental illness, but will not to seek help by seeing a GP for an assessment, for example. Sometimes they...

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Healthy living

A healthy lifestyle is important for everyone. When we look after our physical health, we feel better too fitter, more relaxed and better able to co...

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Mental illness in younger people

Like all of us, teenagers can feel a bit down sometimes. Everyday frustrations, disappointments, problems at school or family troubles can cause this...

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