Press Releases • May 11, 2016 16:26 BST
Today the Duke of Cambridge will join the Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM) at the launch of a unique coalition of frontline services to help tackle the issue of male suicide, the single biggest killer of men under the age of 45 in the UK.
Press Releases • Apr 24, 2016 10:00 BST
The Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM) has been chosen by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry to join Heads Together, a new campaign promoting wellbeing.
Press Releases • Jan 06, 2016 16:52 GMT
This Sunday (10th Jan 2016) Jamie Ramsay will land at Heathrow airport and run the final leg of his 16-month expedition in aid of CALM that saw him become the first Britain to run 17,000km from Vancouver, Canada, to Buenos Aires, Argentina. CALM & Jamie invite fellow runners to join him for his #ForrestGumpFinish as he runs from Heathrow Airport to College Green opposite the Houses of Parliament.
Press Releases • Dec 22, 2015 11:09 GMT
CALM's November #BiggerIssues campaign with male grooming brand, Lynx, successful, raising awareness that suicide is the biggest single killer of men aged under 45 by a massive 45%. A YouGov poll in October 2015 showed that awareness stood at 20% of UK adults. The poll was repeated on 15-16th December revealing that awareness across the country rose to 29%.
Press Releases • Dec 18, 2015 09:00 GMT
CALM is delighted to announce further high profile support with the appointments of actor Jamie Campbell Bower, Founding Director of After Nyne magazine Claire Meadows, and rock band Young Guns, as official charity Ambassadors.
Press Releases • Dec 16, 2015 10:21 GMT
CALM is delighted to announce further collaborations within the arts, with short film The Laughing King and hit play This Will End Badly releasing in January, plus support from Gloom Aid.
Press Releases • Nov 18, 2015 20:27 GMT
With suicide biggest single killer of men aged under 45, MPs mark International Men’s Day with historic Commons debate; more than 30 suicide prevention charities urge Government to adopt four point plan; the charities are calling on the Government to overhaul how suicides are prevented in the UK and urge them to treat suicide as a major public health issue.
Press Releases • Nov 12, 2015 12:58 GMT
MPs to mark International Men’s Day (19th Nov) with inaugural Commons debate on male suicide. The move follows pressure by CALM to debate factors causing high male suicide rates. Suicide is the biggest single killer of men aged under 45. New poll finds 42% of men surveyed considered suicide. 49% didn't seek help 'cause they didn’t want people to worry, 43% didn’t want to talk about their feelings.
Press Releases • Nov 02, 2015 00:05 GMT
42% OF UK MEN HAVE CONSIDERED SUICIDE As research reveals shock statistics, a hard-hitting new advertising campaign - 'Bigger Issues' - highlights silent scourge that costs thousands of lives every year. Lynx and Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM) join forces to raise awareness of the single biggest killer of UK men aged under 45.
News • Sep 24, 2015 14:05 BST
New suicide bereavement support resource from Public Health England is now available.
Press Releases • Sep 10, 2015 08:00 BST
The Campaign Against Living Miserably, CALM is delighted to announce that, working in partnership with SPIN, the Suicide Prevention and Intervention Network, its materials and message will be promoted across the Thames Valley area from 10th September so that men locally are able to find help when down in an effort to prevent local male suicides.
Press Releases • Jul 22, 2015 11:40 BST
Suicide is the single biggest killer of men aged 20-45 in the UK, with men accounting for 78% of all suicides. By concentrating on a cohort of middle aged men within mental health services, the NCISH report addresses only 1/4 of male suicides in the UK. This report is a great start, but the unanswered question here is why are men, for the most part, not even considering asking for help?
Press Releases • May 11, 2015 14:17 BST
Following the recent appointment of new CALM patron, Professor Green, and corporate support from Lynx & Topman, rock music brand Kerrang!, digital agency Tokyo and Coronation Street cast and crew announce support for CALM.
Press Releases • Apr 28, 2015 14:47 BST
Legendary musician, broadcaster and campaigner, Tom Robinson, has chosen to support CALM with his first single in 20 years.
News • Apr 09, 2015 13:07 BST
CALM are pleased to have been involved in a BBC Panorama documentary about male suicide, by journalist Simon Jack, due for broadcast on April 13th BBC 1 at 8.30pm.