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

500 adults have to travel over 50km to access treatment every month
09th Feb 2016
A report into acute mental healthcare, published today, suggests that many services need to undergo drastic changes in order to provide adequate care and treatment for patients. Th...
Lack of psychiatric beds caused parents of teenage girl to travel 25,000 miles over two years to visit her
01st Feb 2016
Please find below comment from Marjorie Wallace, chief executive of the mental health charity SANE, on the case of Chloe Hodge, whose parents have travelled 25,000 miles over two y...
Working with Ruby Wax: Free Walk-in Centres at the Arts Theatre
25th Jan 2016
SANE are teaming up with Ruby Wax to offer free walk-in centres to compliment the final run of her show, Sane New World, in the West End. Staff from SANE will be on hand to ad...
Preventing depression rated the top priority for future research
21st Jan 2016
The results of a major national public consultation on depression research have been published today. These set out for the first time the top-10 ‘unanswered questions’...
"Where is the revolution in mental healthcare?"
15th Jan 2016
One in four adults have battled a mental illness in their lifetime, according to new data published today by the Health and Social Care Information Centre. The statistics, taken fr...
David Cameron announces plans for investments in mental health care
11th Jan 2016
The Prime Minister has announced plans to inject nearly a billion pounds into mental health care, in a keynote speech at the charity Family Action in London today. Key priorities f...