Each month we are encouraging our bloggers to write about a themed topic. July's theme is anxiety.

Share your thoughts/experiences with the SANE community here.

We advise before submitting your Blog to save your entry on a Word document - in case any technical issues arise, you have your copy saved. If you are experiencing issues, please email your entry to and we will moderate and upload onto here for you.

You are also welcome to share your experiences on our Support Forum. Join/log in here.

Remember, if you're in need of support, our confidential services are always here.

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I have to declare at the outset that it is going to be difficult for me to write an objective review of this book. Rachel Kelly comes from a world that I do not inhabit. I can't im...
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13th May 2014
It's the second day of #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek and we're sharing SANE supporter Craig Michael Loftus' latest blog on his journey to mental health recovery. Once in the grip of c...
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13th May 2014
To mark the start of #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek, SANE supporter Vicky Herbert has shared what it is like to live with anxiety. Here she explains how this mental illness has affecte...
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13th May 2014
It can be hard to read when you’re depressed. In fact, it can be hard to do anything at all. The effects of the illness range from rank terror accompanied by strong physical ...
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13th May 2014
Hello, I've never used this website before but I have read through a few stories and found that I really relate to them, so I thought I'd give this a go. I'm 16 years old and I am ...
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12th May 2014
I'm a bit of a hoarder. When I say hoarder I don't just mean I have a lot of stuff, I mean that I actually have a problem from time to time organising all my stuff. Hoarding has on...
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09th May 2014
It is time to talk… After reading numerous blogs recently surrounding similar kinds of issues and hearing about the amazing work of the charity, Time to Change and their hope to ge...
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04th May 2014
Despite having friends, some of whom themselves suffer with depression, there's some things about how I feel and things I do (or more usually don't do) that I've never felt able to...
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03rd May 2014
I had a nervous breakdown last week I have told no one as ashamed I live with my partner and the nurses and docs come out every few days, my partner decided to go to his moms for a...
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02nd May 2014
I suffered from OCD (obsessive compulsive disorder for 3 years and it was extremely debilitating, but now 3 years on I am totally OCD free, I went through high and lows,however it ...
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01st May 2014