News And Comment

Listed below is mental health comment SANE has published in the last 18 months. Please refer to the media centre archive for additional material.

The Musician Capturing the Sounds of Schizophrenia
06th Jun 2016
Rob Bayley is a writer, producer and musician who has worked with mental health charity SANE for many years as a fundraiser and spokesman. Here, he discusses his latest p...
How Rebecca manages schizoaffective disorder without mental health services
20th May 2016
For Mental Health Awareness Week, we've asked people to tell us about the relationships that have helped them in their recovery. For Rebecca, it was the social connections she deve...
Rose Walters on battling anorexia: “Without my parents’ perseverance, I most definitely would have died or killed myself”
20th May 2016
This Mental Health Awareness Week, Rose Walters tells SANE how her struggle with anorexia would have been too much to bear without the support of her parents. At the age of 14, Ros...
Rob's story: "If I hadn't met my wife, I'd be in a secure unit for life"
19th May 2016
For Mental Health Awareness Week 2016, we have asked people to share their stories of the relationships that have had a profound impact on them. This is Rob's story. “Imagine...
Yvonne's story: "Mental health issues could lead to a future more enhanced than your past"
17th May 2016
  This Mental Health Awareness Week, Yvonne Stewart-Williams is shining a spotlight on how mental health conditions needn’t put an end to high ambitions. With the right ...
Virtual reality could help people deal with paranoia
05th May 2016
A new study has found that a virtual reality simulation could be used to help treat paranoia. The simulation exposes people to situations they would otherwise find stressful, throu...