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Call for photographers to shine a light on masculinity

Call for photographers to shine a light on masculinity

Press Releases   •   Mar 30, 2017 12:51 BST

Recent UK figures show that men are three times more likely than women to take their own life, and less likely to talk to anyone about going through depression. ​The Calm Photography Movement has been founded in partnership with LYNX to spark conversation about masculinity, mental health and self-expression through photography, in aid of the Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM).

Record male suicide awareness as new stats show 3 in 4 UK suicides are men

Record male suicide awareness as new stats show 3 in 4 UK suicides are men

Press Releases   •   Dec 02, 2016 13:27 GMT

The Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM) has released the results of a suicide awareness survey to coincide with today’s new suicide figures that show 75% of UK suicides are male. Now 1 in 3 people in the UK are aware that suicide is the single biggest killer of men under 45.

17 NOV:  Research reveals men struggle to cope with mental health problems, as new suicide data shows huge male bias

17 NOV: Research reveals men struggle to cope with mental health problems, as new suicide data shows huge male bias

Press Releases   •   Nov 16, 2016 08:00 GMT

New research published today shows the disproportionate impacts of mental health issues on men in the UK. Men are less likely than women to talk to anyone about being depressed, and more likely to exhibit risk-taking behaviour, reveals a report launched ahead of International Men’s Day by The Huffington Post UK and the Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM).

LONDONERS URGED TO ‘MIND THE CHAP’ DURING MEN’S HEALTH WEEK (Embargoed 16.06.16 00:01)

LONDONERS URGED TO ‘MIND THE CHAP’ DURING MEN’S HEALTH WEEK (Embargoed 16.06.16 00:01)

Press Releases   •   Jun 15, 2016 17:16 BST

*Embargoed 16.06.2016 00:01* Today TOPMAN, Octopus Investments and the Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM) join forces to highlight the prevalence of male suicide, the single biggest killer of men aged under 45.

New dads just as likely to struggle as new mums

New dads just as likely to struggle as new mums

Press Releases   •   Jun 15, 2016 00:01 BST

• Fathers Day: Poll finds 3% of new mothers and new fathers consider suicide in first year of parenthood (YouGov) • Men are three times more likely than women to die by suicide (ONS) • 93% of the population said mums play a "very important role" in children's lives, compared to 84% for dads (YouGov) • £290m invested in wellbeing of new and expectant mums; charity says dads “need support too”

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.

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.

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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.