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We are delighted to share a selection of blogs written by our supporters that communicate their experience of mental health.

To share your experiences, stories or poetry, please go to Write a blog. You will need to be a registered member of the SANE Community, go to login/register.


“Pear” Support – a short story

29 Jun 2022, by Jessica

“Pear” Support – a short story

Writer and mental health activist Jessica shares her short story ‘Pear’ Support based on her own experiences of being sectioned with psychosis.

We are huddled in the garden. We’re a varied bunch. Some of us hear voices. some of us see angels, some of us believe things which others …

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We can be lonely together

26 Jun 2022, by Caroline

We can be lonely together

I wonder how many people are feeling lonely right now? Loneliness is one of the worst feelings isn’t it? How many of us have felt alone when we are actually on our own, or lonely in a crowd, with a group of friends, or in a bustling busy place?

No …

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Can I have a hug?

15 Jun 2022, by Jessica

Can I have a hug?

Mental health writer Jessica shares another extract from her memoir in progress named “Stark Raving” about her experiences with psychosis.

On my first night, I escaped from the hospital.

I told them very simply that I knew they were actors and that none of it was real. I abandoned the …

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The Retreat

12 Jun 2022, by Jessica

The Retreat

Mental health writer Jessica shares an extract from her memoir in progress named “Stark Raving” about her experiences with psychosis.

*TRIGGER WARNING* This article contains references to suicide.

I’m not sure what day of the week it is, or what month. I’m scared. I’m reckless. I’m suicidal. I’m in …

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