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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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World Suicide Prevention Day 2015 10 September, 2015 - Our events to mark World Suicide Prevention Day 2015, including a community safeTALK suicide prevention course, stalls, community events, and more.

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Stay Alive urban art project 6 April, 2015 - This was a project engaging young people creatively to promote suicide prevention in their communities, whilst creating on-street adverts for our mobile phone app Stay Alive.

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World Suicide Prevention Day 2014 10 September, 2014 - Our events to mark World Suicide Prevention Day 2014, including two free safeTALK suicide prevention courses, and the launch of the Stay Alive app.

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World Suicide Prevention Day 2013 10 September, 2013 - Our events to mark World Suicide Prevention Day 2013 including performances, personal stories, a new film, and more.

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World Suicide Prevention Day 2012 10 September, 2012 - Our events to mark World Suicide Prevention Day 2012, including Kate Bornstein, Sinead O'Connor, Roy Henry Vickers, and more.

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Shaking hands logo Suicide Safer Brighton & Hove 10 September, 2012 - On World Suicide Prevention Day 2012 Grassroots Suicide Prevention publicly launched our intention to work with city partners towards Brighton & Hove becoming a ‘Suicide Safer Community’.

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World Suicide Prevention Day 2011 10 September, 2011 - Our first World Suicide Prevention Day event in Brighton, including video messages, skype performances and link-ups and the launch of our first video.

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