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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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New draft legislation to reform the Mental Health Act announced

11 May 2022

New draft legislation to reform the Mental Health Act announced

The Government has pledged its commitment to bring forward a new draft bill to modernise the Mental Health Act.

The draft Mental Health Act Reform Bill was announced in the Queen’s Speech (PDF 406KB), which sets out the government’s legislative agenda for the next parliamentary year, and was read out …

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Mental Health Awareness Week: Helping to open windows

10 May 2022

Mental Health Awareness Week: Helping to open windows

An article for Mental Health Awareness Week by Fiona, Director of Operations, SANE.

SANE’s mission, according to our CEO Marjorie Wallace, is: “We believe no one affected by mental illness should be alone when they face crisis, distress or despair.”

The theme of this year’s Mental Health Awareness Week particularly …

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Mental Health Awareness Week: Book giveaway

08 May 2022

Mental Health Awareness Week: Book giveaway

SANE has joined forces with Vintage Books to give away five sets of four titles offering clarity and insight into important areas of wellbeing for Mental Health Awareness Week (9-15 May).

This year MHAW is raising awareness of the impact of loneliness, which affects millions of people every year in the UK, and …

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Troubled mental health trust’s watchdog warning is ‘only the tip of the iceberg’

29 Apr 2022

Troubled mental health trust’s watchdog warning is ‘only the tip of the iceberg’

Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust has been warned by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) that it must improve.

The CQC’s latest report into the trust, which serves a population of just over 1.6 million people, rated its services ‘inadequate’ and inspectors have served it with a warning notice. The …

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