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Reducing Suicide Summit 2011

Reducing Suicide Summit 2011

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.

55% decrease in young male suicide

55% decrease in young male suicide

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).

Statement in response to Fern Britton’s comments

Statement in response to Fern Britton’s comments

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.

Thanks from CALM to our fundraisers

Thanks from CALM to our fundraisers

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.

CALM Needs You! The Campaign Against Living Miserably is now recruiting volunteers….

CALM Needs You! The Campaign Against Living Miserably is now recruiting volunteers….

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?