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Myth: Anxiety is not a real mental illness.  Truth: While experiencing some level of anxiety is both normal and important, helping us deal with the challenges life throws at us, wh...
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SANE
19th Nov 2020
This blog was anonymously uploaded by a SANE campaigner.   Two individuals living with two separate diagnoses. One bond, one marriage. The disorders that co-exist here are: paranoi...
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SANE
28th Oct 2020
This blog was anonymously uploaded by a SANE campaigner.   The government frequently speaks of improving facilities for mental health provision. To the majority of service users, t...
Posted by
SANE
23rd Oct 2020
Due to the stigma around OCD that has been highlighted on social media and TV, people have established the belief that they may have some form of OCD due to wanting to clean someth...
Posted by
SANE
13th Oct 2020
What does OCD look like? Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is a chronic anxiety-related disorder dominated by compulsions and obsessions. Obsessions are thoughts, urges and menta...
Posted by
SANE
13th Oct 2020
Hope by Samantha Crilly   Mental illness is like a cancer of the mind, An Imperceptible indiscriminatory presence to humankind Those touched by it, will know it’s a debilitat...
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SANE
08th Oct 2020
Ana  by Samantha Crilly   Sitting down to my family dinner, Everyone staring as I become thinner. Ana slowly creeping into my thoughts Telling me to put down my knife and fork. The...
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SANE
08th Oct 2020
An Unwanted Intruder  By Samantha Crilly   I lay there asleep, in peace on my bed Avoiding waking to confront the demon in my head Losing myself in my beautiful dreams Feeling free...
Posted by
SANE
08th Oct 2020
The Black Dog Who else has seen Sane Charity campaign? Its been going on for years and they even have a book about it. Its all the about the black dog. The black dog represents our...
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SANE
24th Sep 2020
Darkness Shines Through I have always felt driven to become the man I wanted to be but at times struggled to be the man I should be I have seen light in dark places and felt the da...
Posted by
SANE
09th Sep 2020
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