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SANE is a leading UK mental health charity. We work to improve the quality of life for anyone affected by mental illness.

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Draft Mental Health Bill is a major step forward

04 Jul 2022

Draft Mental Health Bill is a major step forward

The Government has published a draft Mental Health Bill to amend and modernise the Mental Health Act. The bill seeks to take forward recommendations made by the Independent Review of the act led by Professor Sir Simon Wessely. These were subsequently taken forward in the government’s white paper Reforming the …

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SANE Ambassadors’ film highlights a day in the life of an OCD sufferer

01 Jul 2022

SANE Ambassadors’ film highlights a day in the life of an OCD sufferer

SANE Ambassadors Lynn and Sam Crilly are part of the team behind a new film – A Day with OCD – which looks at issues people face living with obsessive compulsive disorder.

A Day with OCD is produced by counsellor and author, Lynn, and written by Sam alongside her friend …

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SANE pays tribute to remarkable supporter and friend, Sir Colin Blakemore

30 Jun 2022

SANE pays tribute to remarkable supporter and friend, Sir Colin Blakemore

SANE is saddened to hear of the death of world-renowned neuroscientist and University of Oxford professor, Sir Colin Blakemore FRS.

Sir Colin, had motor neurone disease and passed away on Monday, aged 78.

He was a powerful influence and force at SANE in raising awareness and was also instrumental in …

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How to make the most of gardening in a small space

15 Jun 2022

How to make the most of gardening in a small space

With clever hacks and thrifty tips, you can make the most out of any garden space, whether you have a courtyard patio, new build garden, balcony, or even just a window box. Limited space doesn’t need to hold you back from enjoying the benefits of gardening at home.

David Domoney, …

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