SANE Australia is a national organisation helping all Australians affected by mental illness to lead a better life – through support, training and education.

Services provided

  • Help programs and campaigns
  • Telephone helpline
  • Online help
  • Real-time online chat
  • Information and resources
  • Bookshop


Available to anyone in Australia.

How to access

Call 1800 18 SANE (1800 18 7263). 

Visit SANE Help Centre

The National Relay Service is available to help callers with a hearing or speech impairment. For:
  • TTY users, call 1800 555 677, then ask for 1800 18 7263
  • Speak and Listen users, call 1800 555 727 then ask for 1800 18 7263
  • Internet relay users, connect to the National Relay Service, then ask for 1800 18 7263.
The Translating and Interpreting Service (TIS National) is available (24 hours, 7 days) for callers who speak other languages. Call 131 450.


Monday to Friday, 9.00 am – 5.00 pm.


SANE is a free service.

Calls to SANE are charged at the cost of a local call.

Calls from mobile phones may be charged at a higher rate.


SANE Australia