Aims & Outcomes


The guiding principles that shape SANE’s work and inform all our activities:

Values_highlighted_in_dictionaryAcceptance: responding to each individual; embracing difference and diversity.

Hope: seeing the person and not the illness; realistic optimism. Nurturing the spark of hope.

Compassion: support for anyone affected by mental illness, including carers family and friends.

Respect: valuing, listening to and responding to the reality of a person’s experience.

Dignity: the right to receive consistent, individual and holistic treatment.

Asylum: the right for people or families in crisis or acute distress to have immediate access to an appropriate ‘safe haven'.