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National Lottery funding to boost Grassroots Suicide Prevention’s digital capabilities 14 January, 2020 - Grassroots Suicide Prevention based in Brighton is celebrating today (14th January 2020) after being awarded £400,764 in National Lottery funding to transform its digital capabilities.

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None of us are immune from suicide 13 January, 2020 - None of us are immune from suicide. Thoughts of taking one’s own life, sadly affects any: age, gender, class, race and monetary standing.

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A safeTalk participant writes… 6 January, 2020 - I've just completed the half day safeTALK workshop in suicide alertness in Brighton. It was a very educational and thought-provoking experience, and well beyond my expectations...

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Linking with Sibling Link 18 December, 2019 - “We set up Sibling Link after both our brothers suffered with mental ill health and realized – once we had opened up to each other, how important it was to talk – especially to someone who understands what how distressing it can be to watch or help a sibling go through this.

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About our new website 17 October, 2019 - About the design and development of the new Grassroots Suicide Prevention website.

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World Suicide Prevention Day 2019 10 September, 2019 - This year the theme for World Suicide Prevention Day was “Working Together", reminding us we can all make a difference in our communities.

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World Suicide Prevention Day 2018 10 September, 2018 - This year the theme for World Suicide Prevention Day was “Working Together to Prevent Suicide.” We all have a role to play and together we can collectively address the challenges presented by suicidal behaviour in society.

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1st Credit announces suicide prevention partnership 15 January, 2018 - Ethical debt purchaser and credit management firm 1st Credit is to partner suicide prevention charity Grassroots in 2018 in a bid to improve the experiences of vulnerable customers.

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World Suicide Prevention Day 2017 10 September, 2017 - This year, the theme was ‘Take a minute, change a life’. We decided to engage the public through quick, fun minute challenges such as table tennis and circus skills, Grassroots got people talking about suicide prevention and helped them understand what they can do to help.

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World Suicide Prevention Day 2016 10 September, 2016 - The theme for this year was "Connect, Communicate & Care". We had a stall at Brighton Station, a community safeTALK suicide prevention course, resource marketplace, and influential guest speakers.

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Stay Alive Crowdfunder 10 September, 2016 - *** This crowdfunder closed on 14 October 2016 *** Grassroots would like to say a BIG thank you to everyone who raised awareness, backed this campaign and supported Grassroots.

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Alright Mate? Alright Mate 16 May, 2016 - This campaign focuses on encouraging male friends to look out for each other. The aim is to foster open and direct conversations about any concerns, including thoughts of suicide and mental health issues.

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