Got problems? So do we. (if anyone knows who made this image, please tell us!)
"Depression is the prison where you are both the suffering prisoner and the cruel jailer." (via Diply)
"The reported steep rise in the number of patients attending A&E units with psychiatric problems demonstrates the stark reality that many people in mental distress, some suicidal, feel they have nowhere else to turn."

We demand increased funding for mental health services. Leaving people experiencing mental illness to reach crisis point before they receive professional help is just not good...
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Steep rise in A&E psychiatric patients - BBC News

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SANE's Chief Executive, Marjorie Wallace, comments on the Prime Minister's pledge to overhaul mental health services. We need to eradicate stigma, but the government must first increase funding for mental health trusts.

Listen to the full BBC Radio 5 live interview from 1:57: [ Bbc.in Link ]
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Wishing you all a Happy New Year! Remember that we will be here to support you through the highs and lows to come.
From everyone here at SANE, we hope you have a peaceful and calm Christmas Day.
Mental illness doesn't take a break over the holidays...and neither do our helpline volunteers. (via The Doodle Chronicles: Mental Illness​)
Christmas can be a difficult time when you’re living with mental illness. Over the holidays, send a text to someone who might be feeling isolated, and let them know they're not alone. It could save a life.

Thank you to all our amazing supporters who helped put this Christmas message together :-) (with James Arthur)

James Arthur and SANE's Christmas Message

Christmas can be a difficult time when you’re living with mental illness. Over the holidays, send a text to someone who might be feeling isolated, and let th...

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Relate to this?
Say it loud and clear. (art by Catherine Lepage Illustration)
Looking for this year's Christmas cards? You're in luck! We are accepting orders until 15th December. Pick up a pack and help change mental health for good: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Local authorities in England dedicate millions to improving physical health in their communities. They spend less than 1% of their budgets on mental health.

Local authorities 'spend close to nothing on mental health'

independent.co.uk
Christmas is just one day of the year, and it isn’t worth the stress and anxiety of getting into debt.

For once, do Christmas the SANE way - this is how

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Want to be part of an online-only music video with James Arthur? This Christmas, we want to show people they're not alone over the holiday season, and we need your help! Taking part is really easy... Email our Media Officer at hpatel@sane.org.uk to find out more. :)
Feeling festive? Pick up a pack of SANE Christmas cards and show your support for anyone facing mental illness: [ Bit.ly Link ]
"When I'm numb or lost in the deepest and darkest hole, it's not because you've done something wrong."