News and Comment

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

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...
SANE launches awards scheme survey
06th Feb 2018
People are being asked to complete a survey on a proposed grant scheme to meet the costs of undertaking creative pursuits. The aim of the scheme would be to improve the q...
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...