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SANE Forums Powered By Lithium Win The MHS Mental Health Awards


Online Community Provides Greater Access to Mental Health Care, Support and Education

SYDNEY – September 29, 2016 – Lithium Technologies today announced that SANE Australia’s online community powered by Lithium, the SANE Forums, was honored at the annual The MHS Mental Health Awards for in the category of Psychosocial Support. Recognized for best practice, excellence and innovation, the SANE Forums provide a safe and anonymous online platform for those looking for mental health care, support, advice and education.

“Whether it is through live forum events, discussion posts, informational articles or peer support, building strong connections and trusted relationships is especially important in the health community,” said Greg Joy, Vice President of Sales, APAC, Lithium Technologies. “We extend our congratulations to SANE Australia on their excellent achievement and are honored to work together to provide the technology needed to create a safe, supportive community.”

“SANE Forums have grown to be a vibrant, powerful community and it is extremely gratifying to be acknowledged for the service by the mental health industry” said Jack Heath, CEO, SANE Australia. “Peer support is invaluable when it comes to mental illness and we thank Lithium for helping us use the power of their technology to connect those affected by mental illness and provide greater access to mental health resources.”

SANE Forums was first funded by the previous Government and launched by the current Government in August 2014. Since its launch, the service has engaged with more than 100,000 Australians. The SANE Forums are used by people living with mental illness and by family and other carers from all around Australia.

About Lithium: Lithium builds trusted relationships between the world’s best brands and their customers, helping people get answers and share their experiences. Customers in more than 34 countries rely on Lithium to help them connect, engage, and understand their total community. With more than 100 million monthly visits over all Lithium communities and 750 million online profiles scored by Klout, Lithium has one of the largest digital footprints in the world. Using that data and the company’s software, Lithium customers boost sales, reduce service costs, spark innovation, and build long-term brand loyalty and advocacy. To find out how Lithium can transform your business, and to share the experience enjoyed by 300 other leading brands around the world, visit, join our community at, or follow us on Twitter @LithiumTech. Lithium is a privately held company headquartered in San Francisco.

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