Press Releases • Nov 18, 2014 12:35 GMT
Male suicide prevention charity, Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM), have commissioned and developed a state-of-the-nation audit of a representative sample of men and women in the UK to discover what is really going on behind the UK’s crisis in modern masculinity and male suicide.
Press Releases • Oct 29, 2014 15:36 GMT
CALM, the charity dedicated to preventing male suicide in the UK, call upon the government to finally take action to comprehensively tackle what is now the UK’s single biggest killer of men aged under 45.
News • Oct 29, 2014 00:00 GMT
Now Single Biggest Killer of Men Aged Under 45, Male Suicides in England and Wales Hit 15-Year High - Department of Health must finally recognise the enormity of gender problem as ratio of male to female deaths shows sustained rise over 30 years.
News • Sep 05, 2014 00:00 BST
On Wednesday 10th September – World Suicide Prevention Day we launched a new campaign on Merseyside and wow, did you get behind it! A massive thank you to everyone who showed support, for every selfie, Tweet, Facebook post, comment and all your actions to spread the news.
News • Sep 02, 2014 00:00 BST
In the last few months CALM’s helpline has become ever busier, and demand really spiked following Robin William’s suicide. We answered over 2620 calls, 90 text threads and 184 webchats this August (2014). But we need to be able to take more – demand to the helpline alone last month was 4552.
News • Aug 12, 2014 00:00 BST
We would like to issue the following response to the tragic death of Robin Williams: “We were saddened to hear of the suspected suicide of Robin Williams, our hearts go out to his family and friends who should be left to grieve in peace.
News • Aug 01, 2014 00:00 BST
We are pleased to announce the launch of a free web-chat service offering support, information and signposting to men who are depressed or in crisis. Suicide is the leading killer of men aged 20-49 in the UK, and has overtaken coronary heart disease as a killer in older men aged up to 50.
News • Jul 10, 2014 00:00 BST
We’re very pleased to announce our brand new hook up with “Liverpool Calling” music festival, which takes place on Saturday July 26th, 2014! Chief Organiser and man behind the infamous Yeah Buddy blog Krystian said: “We’re so happy and chuffed to fly the CALM flag, it’s a brilliant campaign, we love the cause and are proud to announce that we’re teaming up with you this year.”
News • Jul 02, 2014 00:00 BST
CALM, with the help of Theobald Fox – the full service creative agency – have launched a nationwide campaign aimed at raising awareness for the award winning suicide charity. 12 men a day take their own lives in the UK, a staggering statistic, and one that deserves more attention.
News • Jun 23, 2014 00:00 BST
Forget the World Cup in Rio, this is THE football tournament of 2014! In its 3rd year, the 5-a-side world cup in Downhills Park, North London is hosted by the amazing Gaglione family & friends, and is in aid of CALM. The tournament aims to attract over 200 footballers and 32 teams, over 8 pitches, playing on one day to be crowned the champions.
News • Jun 18, 2014 00:00 BST
Organisers of the free Africa Oyé festival in Liverpool are delighted to announce CALM as their charity partner again for 2014, for the fifth consecutive year.
News • Jun 12, 2014 00:00 BST
A report published in the British Journal of Psychiatry has stated that the global economic crisis has been the direct cause of an extra ten thousand suicides across Europe, the US and Canada. Leading up to the crash of 2007, suicide rates had been in a steady decline in Europe but by 2009 there was a 6.5% increase which was sustained until 2011.
News • Jun 11, 2014 00:00 BST
The producers of Epstein: The Man Who Made The Beatles, the long-awaited play about the legendary music manager Brian Epstein, are delighted to announce that the play, with CALM as their official charity partner, will open at London’s Leicester Square Theatre in Summer 2014
News • Jun 11, 2014 00:00 BST
Ever dreamt about donning a neon orange vest, squeezing into lycra running tights and getting sweaty in front of huge crowds in central london? Let’s be honest, WHO HASN’T? Well, now’s your chance to make your dreams come true, by running the British 10k in aid of CALM.
News • May 19, 2014 00:00 BST
What’s that you say? You’ve noticed something different about us? Have we lost weight? New haircut? Nope. None of those, even though we’ve not eaten chocolate for a month. What we have, people, is an AWESOME new logo (Top left of your screen – pretty sweet, eh?) and a brand spanking new website, in case you hadn’t noticed.
Press Releases • May 16, 2014 10:00 BST
The most recent ONS statistical bulletin names suicide as the leading cause of death in men under 50 in England and Wales, highlighting the rising issue of suicide n older men.