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Exciting changes to Black Dog Tribe

Over the past two years of running the Black Dog Tribe (BDT) website SANE has had the opportunity to listen to thousands of Tribers, grow the community, and introduce new, creative and supportive ways to discuss all aspects of mental health.

Whilst BDT social media is very active, the use of the BDT forum and website is at a relatively low level. Based on this, we think the best way to continue our thriving community is to invite BDT members to join the SANE Community – which is the heart of SANE’s website.

As part of this exciting transition, we have given Tribers an independent platform on the

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17 | 09 | 2014
SANE supporter Kevin Murray takes the Black Dog to Stockport!

Inspirational fundraiser Kevin Murray has welcomed SANE’s anti-stigma Black Dog Campaign into the North West for the first time.
 
Kevin, who

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16 | 09 | 2014
Can online therapy REALLY reduce stress and anxiety? Yes, says new study into mindfulness apps

By Naomi Greenway, MailOnline

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15 | 09 | 2014
Art that sheds light on schizophrenia

By Hilly James, The Telegraph
Using images from medical science, artist Susan Aldworth has used her work to raise questions about what goes on in her head, and

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15 | 09 | 2014
Facebook and Samaritans publish mental health outreach guide

By Katie Collins, www.wired.co.uk.
 
Facebook has joined with the Samaritans to release a guide designed to

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11 | 09 | 2014
Europe's largest mental health facility for young people to be built in Northampton - at a cost of £45m

By Nick Bieber, Northants Herald & Post.
 
A charity is set to build Europe's largest mental health facility for young people in Northampton.

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11 | 09 | 2014
The link between sunny days and suicide

By Mandy Oaklander, time.com.
 
Sunshine seems to be linked to suicide - but not in the way you might think.
 

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11 | 09 | 2014
Prenatal alcohol consumption linked to mental health problems

By Denis Campbell, health correspondent, The Guardian. Photograph by Sipa Press/Rex Features.
 
Children of mothers who drink as little as

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11 | 09 | 2014
Ruby Wax to perform in Leeds

By Yorkshire Evening Post.
 
Motormouth Ruby Wax is bringing her new tour, which is all about the human brain, to Leeds in October.

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11 | 09 | 2014
World Suicide Prevention Day uses social media to promote connectedness

Professor Louis Appleby, Social care blog, Department of Health.
 
“Social media are often in the news for the wrong reasons, but in the last two

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11 | 09 | 2014
Chief medical officer: "Make mental health a bigger priority"

By Nick Triggle, health correspondent, BBC News.
 
Mental health needs to be more of a priority, with targets for waiting times and more protection

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11 | 09 | 2014