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Jane’s ChangeMaker Story 9 May, 2019 - June 21st 2015 Father’s Day. A beautiful sunny day full of promise. Old friends arrive for lunch. We eat good food and drink wine.

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Grassroots Facilitates Real Talk at the Sea View Project 2 May, 2019 - Last month we delivered a Real Talk suicide prevention workshop at the Sea View Centre in Hastings. We ran the session for 15 community members, enabling them to have open and honest conversations about suicide.

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Kate’s ChangeMaker Story 24 April, 2019 - For me, a turning point was when I realised that the secret that I had held so buried and precious for so long, had slowly reached the place where I now both wanted and needed to acknowledge and talk about it.

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Guest Blog: Real Talk – be part of the change by The Honest Dad 16 April, 2019 - For some reason, people think you can’t talk about suicide unless you’ve felt suicidal. Similarly, there is huge misconception (quite often) that if anyone speaks about suicide, they themselves are suicidal…

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Chris’ ChangeMaker Story 10 April, 2019 - Suicide wasn’t something I’d been directly exposed to until a close friend of mine told me he’d tried to take his own life.

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Raquel’s ChangeMaker story 1 April, 2019 - I got in touch with Grassroots about a year and a half after the loss of my sister. The idea of fundraising and helping a suicide prevention and awareness charity had been brewing in my mind

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Ben’s ChangeMaker Story 29 March, 2019 - My background around my own experiences of suicide left me with a keen interest in the topic and desire to be able to help people who were in a similar position to me.

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#StayAlive - a pocket suicide prevention resource Stay Alive Suicide Prevention App: FAQ’s 26 March, 2019 - We have put together a list of frequently asked questions (FAQ's) to help answer any questions you have about the Stay Alive App.

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Stay Alive Suicide Prevention App 26 March, 2019 - Stay Alive is a Real Talk product brought to you by Grassroots. This app has been developed by Grassroots and built by Switchplane.

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Episode 1: Grassroots Gig Round-Up 21 March, 2019 - Music, singing, laughter and magic – not words you would usually associate with 'suicide prevention' but this is exactly what we had for the first episode of our Grassroots bi-monthly Gig, which took place in Brighton on March 6th 2019.

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‘Stay Alive’ Suicide Prevention App Translated into Scandinavian Languages 13 March, 2019 - The award-winning ‘Stay Alive’ suicide prevention app for smartphone and tablets is coming to Scandinavia, with a recent translation into Danish, Finnish, Norwegian and Swedish.

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The Grassroots team raise their arms in celebration in front of Brighton's Royal Pavillion.! Grassroots is a Winner of the GSK IMPACT UK Award 2019 12 March, 2019 - Grassroots has been selected from more than 370 organisations across the UK as one of 10 winners of the 2019 GSK IMPACT Awards for outstanding contributions to improving the UK’s health and wellbeing.

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