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CALMzine Issue 10 OUT NOW!

CALMzine Issue 10 OUT NOW!

News   •   Jul 01, 2013 00:00 BST

“GREETINGS. As I write this, the sun is shining and layers of clothing are being unashamedly, and occasionally inappropriately, discarded all over the place so it appears that summer may finally be upon us. Let’s be honest, we thought this day would never come.

CALM Grabs Male Suicide by the Nuts

CALM Grabs Male Suicide by the Nuts

News   •   Jun 14, 2013 00:00 BST

Nuts magazine, the number one selling men’s lifestyle magazine in the UK, has selected CALM as its charity of the year. The partnership, announced this week to coincide with men’s health week, will see Nuts support CALM by creating a presence for the charity in the magazine and on Nuts.co.uk.

XPRESS: THE ALBUM OUT MAY 24TH!

XPRESS: THE ALBUM OUT MAY 24TH!

News   •   May 23, 2013 00:00 BST

Xpress: The Album is a seventeen track album released as part of the ‘Xpress’ project. Xpress is a fantastic awareness campaign, on behalf of CALM, highlighting the emotional benefits of artistic expression.

NW Summit success!

NW Summit success!

News   •   May 21, 2013 00:00 BST

Thank you to every delegate and speaker who joined us for our 1st North-West Reducing Suicide Summit. What a day we had! Jam-packed with fantastic speakers and lots of chances to network with health and wellbeing professionals from across Cheshire, Greater Merseyside, Manchester, Lancashire & Cumbria.

CALMZINE ISSUE 9 OUT NOW!

CALMZINE ISSUE 9 OUT NOW!

News   •   May 17, 2013 00:00 BST

“GREETINGS. It’s been a BIG couple of months for CALM, culminating in the very cool Tom, Dick & Harry graffiti project at the end of March.

GRAFFITI ARTISTS TAKEOVER OLD STREET FOR CALM

GRAFFITI ARTISTS TAKEOVER OLD STREET FOR CALM

News   •   Mar 23, 2013 00:00 GMT

On Sunday 24th March, a team of well-known graffiti artists will paint a powerful message across three billboards at Old Street to highlight the three young male suicides that occur on average every day in the UK.1 The work will be displayed for 36 hours before being auctioned in aid of CALM, the campaign against living miserably, dedicated to preventing male suicide.

THANK YOU FROM THIRTY ONE SONGS AND CALM

THANK YOU FROM THIRTY ONE SONGS AND CALM

News   •   Mar 14, 2013 00:00 GMT

We wanted to thank every single one of you who bought, worked on, promoted, listened to and talked about the Thirty One songs album and campaign. Thirty One has raised over £30,000 for CALM and has been instrumental in giving us the means to expand our helpline and texting service to 7 evenings a week.

LAST CHANCE TO BUY THIRTY ONE SONGS!

LAST CHANCE TO BUY THIRTY ONE SONGS!

News   •   Mar 05, 2013 00:00 GMT

he brilliant Thirty One Songs goes off sale today, March 12th, so that means you only have a limited time left to get your hands on this beautiful gatefold double album and help raise money for CALM. “Thirty One is beautifully conceived and produced in the tradition of Factory” Peter Saville, 2012

NEW CALMZINE IS OUT NOW!

NEW CALMZINE IS OUT NOW!

News   •   Feb 25, 2013 00:00 GMT

Express Yourself’, sang Madonna back in the mists of time when books were made of paper and HMV honoured their gift vouchers, and you know what? She may have been onto something (she also sang ‘I like hanky panky, nothing like a good spanky’ but we’ll let that one slide).

The CALM LO▼E TRI▲NGLE Goes Live!!

The CALM LO▼E TRI▲NGLE Goes Live!!

News   •   Feb 14, 2013 00:00 GMT

After six weeks in production THE CALM LO▼E TRI▲NGLE has resulted in “WE ALL NEED LOVE” a brand new track written by Liverpool artists Esco Williams and Stephen Langstaff, with a club remix courtesy of Anton Powers. Both the original version of “WE ALL NEED LOVE” and the club remix are available to stream now right here:

Male Suicide Rate in UK Highest In Nearly a Decade: Jane Powell Responds

Male Suicide Rate in UK Highest In Nearly a Decade: Jane Powell Responds

News   •   Jan 24, 2013 00:00 GMT

Each time suicide reaches the headlines our attention is directed at particular groups – men aged 45 to 59, ex-prisoners, people in deprived areas or in certain professions. This is splitting hairs.

HAPPY NEW YEAR FROM CALM!!

HAPPY NEW YEAR FROM CALM!!

News   •   Jan 01, 2013 00:00 GMT

Happy new year everyone! Here’s a lovely treat to bring in 2013:

#CALMsummit success

#CALMsummit success

News   •   Dec 06, 2012 00:00 GMT

We just held our 3rd Reducing Suicide Summit in Liverpool as part of our strategic work within Cheshire & Merseyside; here’s a link to a few things featured at the event:

CALM Scoops Double Win at IPC Media & Guardian Charity Awards

CALM Scoops Double Win at IPC Media & Guardian Charity Awards

News   •   Dec 04, 2012 00:00 GMT

The suicide prevention work of CALM has been recognised with two high profile media awards in the space of 24 hours. On Monday CALM - the Campaign Against Living Miserably - was voted as charity of the year for 2013 by staff at leading consumer magazine and digital publisher IPC Media.

CALM Takeover Topman

CALM Takeover Topman

News   •   Nov 28, 2012 00:00 GMT

Check out our amazing Topman Takeover London launch event, which saw a line up of word class DJs battling on the decks, all in aid of CALM. Zane Lowe, Mistajam, Rob Da Bank, Kissy Sell Out and Hervé squared up to Huw Stephens, Dan Le Sac, The Maccabees and more.

CALM shortlisted for IPC Media charity of the year

CALM shortlisted for IPC Media charity of the year

News   •   Nov 23, 2012 00:00 GMT

The fabulous folks at IPC Media, one of the leading magazine and digital publishers in the UK, have shortlisted CALM, alongside three other charities, to be their charity of the year in 2013, on which all IPC staff are currently voting.

Buy your Disappointman Christmas Cards NOW!

Buy your Disappointman Christmas Cards NOW!

News   •   Nov 21, 2012 00:00 GMT

Our very own artist in residence, everyman philosopher and baked goods fan, Chris Sav, has very kindly designed three wonderful Christmas cards for us, with every penny going to CALM. We are selling a pack of six cards (2 of each design, envelopes included- we’re nice like that) for the bargain price of £4 + £1.10 p&p.

CALM hosts 3rd Annual Reducing Suicide Summit in Liverpool

CALM hosts 3rd Annual Reducing Suicide Summit in Liverpool

News   •   Nov 15, 2012 00:00 GMT

Join us on December 5th as we once again bring together powerful ideas and opportunities for anyone involved in reducing suicide in Cheshire or Merseyside.

MERSEYSIDE CALM ANNOUNCES EXPANSION WITH 3 NEW AMBASSADORS

MERSEYSIDE CALM ANNOUNCES EXPANSION WITH 3 NEW AMBASSADORS

News   •   Nov 10, 2012 00:00 GMT

Signing up 3 of the hottest musical talents is no mean feat, plus extending services in these austere times but that’s exactly what we’re announcing this week!

BIG NEWS! CALM HELPLINE GOES 7 DAYS A WEEK

BIG NEWS! CALM HELPLINE GOES 7 DAYS A WEEK

News   •   Nov 01, 2012 00:00 GMT

The Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM) will be expanding its helpline to seven evenings a week from Nov 1st, 2012. An unprecedented increase in public donations and fundraising this year has enabled us to extend our CALM helpline service from four evenings a week to seven.