News and Comment

Listed below is mental health comment SANE has published in the last 18 months. 

Southern Health fine is 'just recognition' of appalling care - SANE chief executive
26th Mar 2018
Southern Health has been fined £2 million after admitting failings in the 'avoidable' deaths of Connor Sparrowhawk and Teresa Colvin. Responding to the fine, Marjorie Wallace...
Inspired father runs for mental health
02nd Mar 2018
Father and daughter, Simon and Kitty, raise an amazing £5,500 for SANE! Although not directly affected by mental health issues, Simon was inspired by his daughter, Kitty, and...
SANE comment on skunk cannabis study
28th Feb 2018
A new study has found the proportion of cannabis confiscations relating to skunk has risen from just over half in 2005 to 94% in 2016. Responding to the study, Marjorie Wallace, ch...
‘Walking the black dog’ to smash depression taboo
27th Feb 2018
A determined artist is preparing for the challenge of a lifetime as she walks the ‘black dog’ the length of Britain. Jules Forth, from Sydney, will start the trek from ...
Linkin Park tribute gig for SANE
22nd Feb 2018
Linkin Park tribute gig raises money for SANE! SANE supporter Paige Greene held a gig on 16th February, in memory of the late Chester Bennington. The night celebrated his life and ...
SANE's response to Lancet study on antidepressants
22nd Feb 2018
A major study has found antidepressants work better than placebos for adults with acute depression. Published in the Lancet, the meta-analysis of 522 trials and 116,477 people foun...