Tag / mental health
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.
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.
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 • 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 • 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.
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.
Press releases • Apr 09, 2014 12:32 BST
CALM has commissioned public and third sector research specialists Public Knowledge to carry out the Year of the Male's Audit of Modern Masculinity.
News • Jul 03, 2013 00:00 BST
CALM are stoked to announce a mutual love in with the brilliant SoulCulture, the premiere music and lifestyle online magazine who launched #OKNotToBeOK, a campaign to open a new conversation on mental health and raise awareness and support for our generation.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.