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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).

19 NOV: Top artists release exclusive 'Torch Songs' for CALM

19 NOV: Top artists release exclusive 'Torch Songs' for CALM

Press Releases   •   Nov 18, 2016 18:15 GMT

To mark International Men’s Day on 19 November 2016, the Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM) has launched Torch Songs, a new campaign that celebrates the power of music to lift us out of life’s low points.

TheLADbible launches mental health campaign “U OK M8?”

TheLADbible launches mental health campaign “U OK M8?”

Press Releases   •   Sep 12, 2016 15:34 BST

“We’re aiming to generate more data-driven insight into male mental health and anxiety than has ever been achieved before.” - Ian Moore, editorial director TheLADbible Group TheLADbible Group is launching “UOKM8?” a three-month campaign to raise awareness of male mental health issues. We’re aiming to develop the broadest understanding of mental health and suicide risk in the UK.

Powerful film breaks the silence of male suicide

Powerful film breaks the silence of male suicide

Press Releases   •   Sep 09, 2016 15:34 BST

​For World Suicide Prevention Day, the Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM) has released a powerful film that breaks the silence surrounding suicide, the single biggest killer of men under 45 in the UK.

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On 19th November 2015, an historic Parliamentary debate will be held in Westminster Hall. Male suicide is the biggest single killer of men under the age of 45. In 2014, 76% of all suicides were men. Without a revolution in attitudes towards suicide, treating it as a major public health issue, these figures are unlikely to improve. We propose four simple changes.