Tag / mental health
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.
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!
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.
News • Aug 15, 2012 00:00 BST
As the Olympic glory of Team GB slowly fades and a post jubilation Britain returns to the harsh reality of our continuing economic recession, a scientific study published today suggests that these ongoing austerity measures and rising unemployment have driven more than 1,000 people in Britain to take their own lives.
News • Jul 16, 2012 00:00 BST
A quarter of adults have considered suicide - Suicide is biggest killer of young men in England and Wales - 30 percent of 25 to 34 year olds have thought about ending their life
News • Jun 21, 2012 00:00 BST
The Merseyside CALM team would love some feedback from their existing supporters i.e. you! We have put together a super short awareness survey to help see how the CALM message is being translated to the public. If you live on Merseyside and you could spend a few minutes out of your day to complete the survey below that would be great.
News • Jul 19, 2011 00:00 BST
As part of CALM’s ongoing strategic work on Merseyside we hosted this event to bring together as many of the key decision makers from across the region to stimulate discussion and make suicide reduction a key part of all of our work.
News • May 04, 2011 00:00 BST
The numbers of suicides on Merseyside among young men has fallen by a massive 55% over the past 10 years, bringing it below the average for young men in the North West and the rest of England & Wales, according to newly published figures by the Office of National Statistics (ONS).
News • Mar 15, 2011 00:00 GMT
We’re sure Fern was simply trying to highlight the terrible scourge that depression can be when she talked about the issue. However, by labeling suicide as a ‘brave’ action she has simply re-enforced the pressure upon men – who commit 76% of all suicides in the UK– to continue to bottle it up.
News • Feb 05, 2011 00:00 GMT
Young male suicide is not high on the list of government priorities, which means CALM is often not at the front of the line when funding is being handed out. This means we rely heavily on the support of volunteers and fund raisers to keep us going.
News • Nov 06, 2010 00:00 GMT
C.A.L.M is launching an appeal for volunteers to help promote the charity across Burnley, Pendle and Hyndburn and at its new London office. Are you into music / sports / fashion / motors? Are you in touch with young male culture?