News • Sep 24, 2015 14:05 BST
New suicide bereavement support resource from Public Health England is now available.
News • Apr 09, 2015 13:07 BST
CALM are pleased to have been involved in a BBC Panorama documentary about male suicide, by journalist Simon Jack, due for broadcast on April 13th BBC 1 at 8.30pm.
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.
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.
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.