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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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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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