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#TeamCALM runners approach start line of London’s ‘Mental Health Marathon' with royal support

#TeamCALM runners approach start line of London’s ‘Mental Health Marathon' with royal support

Press Releases   •   Apr 21, 2017 12:04 BST

This Sunday, 23rd April, 42 runners will take part in the Virgin Money London Marathon in support of the ​Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM), the UK’s leading charity dedicated to preventing male suicide. CALM is a partner of Heads Together, the official charity of the London Marathon spearheaded by The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry, who will be cheering on CALM runners.

More Statistics, Yet Still No Strategy...

More Statistics, Yet Still No Strategy...

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?

Topman expands CALMzine across the UK

Topman expands CALMzine across the UK

Press Releases   •   Jun 15, 2015 12:49 BST

Topman, official supporters of CALM's free men's magazine, expand distribution of magazine outside London for the first time.

630 MILE WORLD RECORD BREAKING RUN

630 MILE WORLD RECORD BREAKING RUN

Press Releases   •   Jun 01, 2015 13:28 BST

CALM supporter, Mark Berry, has smashed the current record for running the 630 mile South West Coast path, and is set to raise over £10k for the charity.

​MUSICIAN TOM ROBINSON SUPPORTS CALM WITH NEW SINGLE

​MUSICIAN TOM ROBINSON SUPPORTS CALM WITH NEW SINGLE

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.

CALM Announce New Patron & Brand Partnerships

CALM Announce New Patron & Brand Partnerships

Press Releases   •   Apr 12, 2015 19:15 BST

Professor Green joins Lynx and Topman to help prevent male suicide · David Baddiel stands down as Patron after seven years · Male suicide is the single biggest killer of men 20-45 in the UK

​PROFESSOR GREEN LAUNCHES TV APPEAL FOR MALE SUICIDE PREVENTION CHARITY

​PROFESSOR GREEN LAUNCHES TV APPEAL FOR MALE SUICIDE PREVENTION CHARITY

Press Releases   •   Jan 15, 2015 12:37 GMT

UK hip hop star, Professor Green, will be hosting January’s BBC Lifeline Appeal on behalf of Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM), with the aim of raising awareness of male suicide, the single biggest killer of men 20-45 in the UK.

Manchester Band 'The Last Party' Release Charity Single for CALM

Manchester Band 'The Last Party' Release Charity Single for CALM

Press Releases   •   Dec 10, 2014 09:55 GMT

The Last Party are donating profits from sales of their single 'A Thousand Smiles’ to the Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM) and local community causes.

A Crisis in Modern Masculinity: Suicide Kills 3x More Men Than Road Deaths In UK

A Crisis in Modern Masculinity: Suicide Kills 3x More Men Than Road Deaths In UK

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.

Male Suicides in England and Wales Hit 15-Year High

Male Suicides in England and Wales Hit 15-Year High

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.

Male Suicides in England and Wales Hit 15-Year High

Male Suicides in England and Wales Hit 15-Year High

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.

CALM Texting Service to End

CALM Texting Service to End

Press Releases   •   Oct 28, 2014 14:50 GMT

Male suicide prevention charity, CALM, will be closing their texting service on Oct 31st 2014

CALM Texting Service to End

CALM Texting Service to End

News   •   Oct 28, 2014 00:00 GMT

The CALM texting service, a service which we developed to meet the needs of young men, will end on Oct 31st 2014. Take up of the service has been very low, despite our best efforts.

World Suicide Prevention Day

World Suicide Prevention Day

News   •   Sep 10, 2014 00:00 BST

The male suicide prevention charity, the Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM) issued the following announcement on World Suicide Prevention Day.

Helpline : Latest

Helpline : Latest

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.

Announcing our partnership with Liverpool Calling

Announcing our partnership with Liverpool Calling

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.”

CALM Launch National #mandictionary Campaign

CALM Launch National #mandictionary Campaign

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.

Sign up to the Lan The Baron World Cup 2014!

Sign up to the Lan The Baron World Cup 2014!

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.

Global Recession led to 10,000 extra suicides, report claims

Global Recession led to 10,000 extra suicides, report claims

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.

Run the British 10K For CALM!

Run the British 10K For CALM!

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.