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Grassroots staff member Alex, smiling in the office. Grassroots people #1 – Alex 15 July, 2020 - We are a small team at Grassroots and we wanted to share with you the people and personalities behind the roles and share with you what the best things are about working for Grassroots and a few other choice questions.

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Monk on a Motorbike 15 June, 2020 - Danny is a registered nurse, happiness coach and mindfulness teacher who is trying to help people around the planet make sense of meditation.

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National carers week – Sibling Link UK 12 June, 2020 - This current week has been National Carers Week. We took this chance to get in touch with Brighton organisation Sibling Link – find out more about what they do here.

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Volunteering: What, Why, and How? 4 June, 2020 - This week is National Volunteering Week. All of us, at some time in our lives, will hopefully get the chance to volunteer in some way for a cause we feel is important.

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My Experience 28 May, 2020 - Recently we were contacted by a member of the Grassroots Community who wanted to share with us their recent experience in the hope that it will go on to help another. We really appreciate the time, strength and effort that has gone into this piece.

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Engage Health Group Offers Grassroots Free Health Cover 13 May, 2020 - We’ve been extended free health cover by Engage Charity Health Fund. Funded by employee benefits specialist, Engage Health Group, the fund is designed to provide employees of small charities with free dental and optical care, physiotherapy, massage, virtual GP, CBT and counselling services.

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Finding Our Own Isolation 7 May, 2020 - Paris Hoxton got in touch with Grassroots during the recent 2.6 challenge. She kindly supported the event by performing 26 tap jumps… Not only is she a keen tap dancer but she also writes the rather marvellous blog www.onewayoranother.co.uk which deals with Mental Health and the arts.

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Real Talk about suicide Real Talk About Suicide: An Interactive Film 5 May, 2020 - Earlier this year Grassroots teamed up with accomplished director Martin Percy to make a film about suicide prevention. The film presents an unfolding conversation between two flatmates, Chris and Jason.

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Collage of photos of people doing their 2.6 Challenge The 2.6 challenge 30 April, 2020 - Perhaps now more than ever, communities like yours should feel able to recognise and support those thinking of suicide. That’s where we come in.

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Stay Alive app screenshots Alex and Drew chat about the Stay Alive app 16 April, 2020 - The Stay Alive App is central to the work we do here at Grassroots Suicide Prevention. But not everyone knows about the app - so we thought a chat with Alex and Drew from the Grassroots team would help to find out more.

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Jo from Gigbuddies Looking forward to reconnecting with community when we’re out of lockdown 13 April, 2020 - Hi I’m Jo I manage the Gig Buddies for good mental health project in Sussex.

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Helpful things you can do during Covid19 9 April, 2020 - These are uncertain and anxious times for everyone. But, especially for vulnerable people in our community and the services working hard to provide support - hats off to everyone.

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