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Listed below is mental health comment SANE has published in the last 12 months. 


SANE responds to 'zero suicide' plans
31st Jan 2018
Health and social care secretary Jeremy Hunt has described the suicide rate as a "litmus test" for healthcare quality as he outlined a scheme to reduce deaths in psychiatric wards ...
SANE welcomes plan to extend blue badge scheme to hidden disabilities
22nd Jan 2018
SANE has welcomed proposals to extend access to blue badges for people with hidden disabilities and mental illnesses. Marjorie Wallace, chief executive of SANE, says: "This is...
SANE welcomes Stan Collymore as new ambassador
11th Jan 2018
SANE is delighted to announce former England, Aston Villa and Liverpool footballer Stan Collymore as the charity’s newest ambassador. The player-turned-pundit has spoken hone...
Photo exhibition fights stigma of mental health
10th Jan 2018
A personally curated exhibition by photographer Matthew Strong has gone on show to fight the stigma of mental illness. Matthew’s work spans 20 years with more than 15,000 arc...
New Year Honours recognition for SANE’s honorary scientific director
30th Dec 2017
SANE is delighted that Professor Timothy Crow has been awarded the Order of the British Empire in the New Year Honours for services to schizophrenia research and treatment. Profess...
DWP must 'reverse cruel effects' of PIP changes, says SANE
21st Dec 2017
The High Court has today ruled changes to personal independence payment this year were "blatantly discriminatory" against people with mental health problems. Marjorie Wallace, chie...
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