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Each month we are encouraging our bloggers to write about a themed topic. The topic for October is 'WMHD'.

We advise before submitting your blog to save your entry on a Word document - in case any technical issues arise. If you are experiencing issues, please email your entry to fundraising@sane.org.uk.

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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For my money, international travel doesn’t suit the depressed and anxious. Like me, a lot of people who suffer from depression feel far more comfortable in familiar surroundings, w...
Posted by
spooks
28th May 2014
When music teacher, Angela, suffered a serious depressive episode, her husband took matters into his own hands. He encouraged Angela to take time off work to allow herself to recov...
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27th May 2014
SANE supporter Giselle Evans has shared her wonderful piece of prose, as part of SANE's #healingwords campaign.   I do not know who I am any more. Which is the real me? Am I the st...
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23rd May 2014
Black rainbow is the heart-breaking story of a woman who seemed to have everything until she was hit by two severe depressive episodes. In her memoir, Rachel Kelly talks of her exp...
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19th May 2014
SANE supporter Bryony Holland has suffered from a panic disorder since a very young age and saw travelling as too much of a risk. For #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek, she explains how s...
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17th May 2014
SANE's very own Media Assistant Nicola reflects on the time she was diagnosed with Generalised Anxiety Disorder (GAD) and discusses why she is passionate to raise the profile of th...
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16th May 2014
SANE supporter Alex reflects on her experiences with anxiety and depression, and discusses what advice she would give to someone who may be in a similar position. I want to tell yo...
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16th May 2014
This is what anxiety feels like to me... I couldn't understand what the fuss was all about. The other glasses had warned me to be careful, to not take too much. But they were just ...
Posted by
dirkgently1066
15th May 2014
With anxiety and depression, and indeed all mental illnesses, come a wide variety of symptoms. But one symptom that I have personally found particularly unsettling is something cal...
Posted by
lizzie.coopersmith
15th May 2014
For #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek, SANE supporter Sarah Myles discusses how she approaches the topic of mental health with her children and why she is so vigilant at teaching them emo...
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15th May 2014
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