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CALM's Response To Germanwings Tragedy

CALM's Response To Germanwings Tragedy

Press releases   •   Mar 27, 2015 20:11 GMT

Statement from male suicide prevention charity, Campaign Against Living Miserably, regarding the recent Germanwings tragedy.

Single Biggest Killer of Men Aged Under 45, Male Suicide in England and Wales Hit 15-Year High

Single Biggest Killer of Men Aged Under 45, Male Suicide in England and Wales Hit 15-Year High

Press releases   •   Feb 19, 2015 12:12 GMT

Responding to suicide statistics released today by the Office for National Statistics, CALM, the charity dedicated to preventing male suicide in the UK, called upon the Government to take comprehensive action to tackle what is now the UK’s single biggest killer of men aged under 45 and recognise the enormity of gender problem as ratio of male to female deaths shows sustained rise over 30 years.

​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.

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

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.

DEATH OF ROBIN WILLIAMS

DEATH OF ROBIN WILLIAMS

Press releases   •   Aug 12, 2014 10:34 BST

Male suicide prevention charity, the Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM) issued the following announcement following the death of Robin Williams.

CALM launch web chat service

CALM launch web chat service

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.

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.

CALMZINE ISSUE 14 OUT NOW!

CALMZINE ISSUE 14 OUT NOW!

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.

SUICIDE THE LEADING CAUSE OF DEATH IN MEN AGED UNDER 50 IN ENGLAND & WALES

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.

CALMZINE ISSUE 11 OUT NOW!!

CALMZINE ISSUE 11 OUT NOW!!

News   •   Oct 01, 2013 00:00 BST

GREETINGS! Holy guacamole, what a summer! Not only did we experience the meteorological phenomenon known as prolonged sunshine, but CALM embarked on a hellasummer with our first ever CALMzone tent at Secret Garden Party (check out our Secret Garden Party pages in this very mag).

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.

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.

#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.