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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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A New Chapter - by Ellen Deaville ‘The season of mellow fruitfulness’ as Keats memorably described it, September almost seems to hold her breath, reflecting on the summ...
Posted by
Admin
04th Sep 2018
As I was sitting at my desk checking my email, the SANE August newsletter popped up. The title SANE: August Newsletter: Black Dog Pine Badge caught my eye. I opened the newsletter ...
Posted by
SANE
03rd Sep 2018
In 2014, I found out that I love to run as a form of exercise. One of my uncle’s runs as a hobby, so I decided to give it a try. I tried it a few times, and I really enjoyed ...
Posted by
SANE
03rd Sep 2018
So usually this time of year is tricky for me. The reduction in sunlight, shorter days and increased rainfall all contribute to a dip in mood. I am convinced we were designed to hi...
Posted by
AliceRitaK
02nd Sep 2018
I have battled mental health issues for over 15 years and while thatís far shorter than many its been long enough for me, but one thing that I realised in recent years was one form...
Posted by
seanmac
02nd Sep 2018
I was 2 when I was adopted, before then I just have reports on how my childhood was, my Dad committed suicide, and 3 weeks later my mum decided to put us in care, it was clear my b...
Posted by
seanmac
29th Aug 2018
More Than a Number -††by Ellen Deaville This time of the year is an especially anxious one for many young people that have just left school, college or university. The future becko...
Posted by
Admin
28th Aug 2018
I wrote ‘Are We All Lemmings And Snowflakes?’ because I wanted to write a book that could change the conversation about mental illness. For so long, we’ve been se...
Posted by
SANE
28th Aug 2018
I’ve always been overweight and that has to me had a big impact on my mental health, at school I was picked on because of it and was always chosen last for sports games excep...
Posted by
clarebear
26th Aug 2018
In life, you never know what might happen in a day. You wake-up early on a sunny morning. You have plans, things to do, positive expectations on how the day will unfold. You don't ...
Posted by
fortheheartcries
24th Aug 2018
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