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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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Street art image of an eye and a picture of the Stay Alive app Exciting new street art! 6 April, 2020 - We wanted you to be the first to see our new street art design coming to a street in Brighton soon!

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Discount Sticker Printing are supporting our vital work 3 April, 2020 - Last week, Discount Sticker Printing, a custom sticker and label printing company, offered to print us thousands of stickers and a banner.

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Looking after our mental health and staying safe from suicide during the COVID-19 lockdown 2 April, 2020 - Our lives have been temporarily turned upside down by the coronavirus pandemic. We are all taking unprecedented measures to protect our physical health and that of the wider public. It’s important that we follow the measures that have been put in place.

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These challenging times 30 March, 2020 - These are very challenging times indeed - and from the hoarding of scarce necessities to amazing acts of kindness and compassion, it feels like we have seen both the best and worst of people over the last few weeks.

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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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