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SANE is a UK charity aiming to combat mental illness through support, campaigning and research.

Founded in 1989, SANE provides support for those dealing with mental illness through an online forum, text helpline and phone helpline, SANEline. It contributes to research into neuroscience, therapies and treatments, and works with the Oxford Mindfulness Centre to provide cognitive therapy training. ‘SANE on Suicide’ presents findings from suicide prevention research. SANE also raises awareness of mental illness through campaigns such as the Black Dog Campaign.

How you can help

Time: Various, typically a commitment of at least one shift per week for a year for volunteers

Join the SANE community to share experiences, opinions and expertise, or fundraise for the charity. London-based volunteers can join the team to provide office support or work on SANEline or the Textcare service. Older volunteers are especially welcome, and no qualifications are necessary as training is provided.

Cost: Various

Donate to SANE in a single or regular donation.

Location: UK

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(This information was updated 29/11/21 and will be checked regularly by the Do Something Directory team. If you notice any mistakes, please let us know.)


Published by Francesca

Author • Founder and Managing Director of the Do Something Directory • Still can't believe MCR reunited.

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