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SANE Forums
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These forums are peer support services for adults (they are not counselling or crisis support services). For crisis contact Lifeline 13 11 14 or for an emergency dial 000.
Kids and young people - for support call Kids Helpline on 1800 55 1800 or visit ReachOut

Welcome to the Carers and Lived Experience forums. These forums provide peer support for people living with a mental illness or related mental health issues, and for family, friends and other carers. They are a service provided by SANE Australia in partnership with mental health organisations around the country.

Please note: the forums are peer-to-peer support services. They do not provide crisis support or counselling.
If you or someone you know is in crisis and needs urgent help call Lifeline on 13 11 14 or Emergency on 000.​

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