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Grassroots Supporter Spotlight: Gillian Smith 8 June, 2021 - Gillian Smith is a Scottish author and mental health advocate, who found her own recovery through writing about her experience with suicidal thoughts and mental illness. Gillian is a supporter of Grassroots and believes in the importance of open and honest discourse in making those around us feel comfortable in sharing their own stories.

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Meet the Grassroots Runners 2021: Lucy Raemers 12 May, 2021 - The Grassroots Runners are an amazing group of fundraisers who play a vital role in protecting our communities from suicide. Their fundraising breaks stigma, empowers communities and helps people get the support they need.

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Meet the Grassroots Runners 2021: Jon Binks 12 May, 2021 - The Grassroots Runners are an amazing group of fundraisers who play a vital role in protecting our communities from suicide. Their fundraising breaks stigma, empowers communities and helps people get the support they need.

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Meet the Grassroots Runners 2021: Nina and Max 12 May, 2021 - The Grassroots Runners are an amazing group of fundraisers who play a vital role in protecting our communities from suicide. Their fundraising breaks stigma, empowers communities and helps people get the support they need.

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Meet the Grassroots Runners 2021: Melis Trimmer 12 May, 2021 - The Grassroots Runners are an amazing group of fundraisers who play a vital role in protecting our communities from suicide. Their fundraising breaks stigma, empowers communities and helps people get the support they need.

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Meet the Grassroots Runners 2021: Steven Carter-Bailey 12 May, 2021 - The Grassroots Runners are an amazing group of fundraisers who play a vital role in protecting our communities from suicide. Their fundraising breaks stigma, empowers communities and helps people get the support they need.

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Meet the Grassroots Runners 2021: Jake Tyler 12 May, 2021 - The Grassroots Runners are an amazing group of fundraisers who play a vital role in protecting our communities from suicide. Their fundraising breaks stigma, empowers communities and helps people get the support they need.

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Black and white image of Rich Williamson in a black t-shirt. How do you train for a marathon? We asked the man who ran every day for a year 26 April, 2021 - Rich Williamson has wholeheartedly dedicated his life to running. In March, Rich completed a full 365 days of running consecutively – he motivates others to use running as a means to positively impact their mental health and overall wellbeing. We spoke to Rich about what running means to him and why he chose to support the Grassroots Runners.

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MyPickle.org – the story behind their easy-to-access support resources 8 April, 2021 - Glasgow-based Founder and CEO, Cat Divers, created My Pickle CIC (from the phrase ‘in a pickle’) based on personal experience. Having faced and overcome personal challenges she understands how hard it can be to find support and wanted to help others.

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ARXX: Starting a Conversation on Mental Health Through Their Music 24 March, 2021 - ARXX are an all-girl alt-rock duo from Brighton who have something to say. With influences of grunge, pop and punk, their eclectic, powerfully written music can’t be neatly placed into a single genre. They use their music and platform to speak up for what they believe in and support causes close to their hearts. We chatted to ARXX about being a band in a pandemic, mental health and the role music plays in it, and dream first gigs.

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Four people standing in running gear on Brighton seafront. What it’s like to be a Grassroots Runner – Spotlight on Melis Trimmer and the Sussex Uni Women’s Football Club 11 March, 2021 - The Grassroots Runners are an amazing group of fundraisers who play a vital role in protecting our communities from suicide. Their fundraising breaks stigma, empowers communities and helps people get the support they need.

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Jo and female friends gather in the wet weather. What it’s like to be a Grassroots Runner – Spotlight on Jo Phillimore and friends 2 March, 2021 - The Grassroots Runners are an amazing group of fundraisers who play a vital role in protecting our communities from suicide. Their fundraising breaks stigma, empowers communities and helps people get the support they need.

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