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Grassroots' Chief Executive sits smiling at a desk. Starting the year with Grassroots Suicide Prevention 28 January, 2019 - Hello lovely people and welcome to 2019 from Grassroots! We know that people approach the holiday period with all sorts of worries and that getting through this period can be tough.

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The Good Schools Guide recommends Stay Alive app 7 November, 2018 - The Stay Alive app is a free to download suicide prevention tool, designed to help people thinking about suicide and those concerned about someone else. 

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Just in case you missed the news, this one is for you 16 October, 2018 - Thanks to everyone who has supported us and of course our heartfelt thanks to our Real Talk community for starting conversations that really do save lives. This one is for YOU.

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In Honour of You 20 September, 2018 - By far the best bit about my job is the truly amazing people I get to meet and talk to every day. People who come from all walks of life and backgrounds but who have a connection in common.

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World Suicide Prevention Day 2018 10 September, 2018 - This year the theme for World Suicide Prevention Day was “Working Together to Prevent Suicide.” We all have a role to play and together we can collectively address the challenges presented by suicidal behaviour in society.

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1st Credit announces suicide prevention partnership 15 January, 2018 - Ethical debt purchaser and credit management firm 1st Credit is to partner suicide prevention charity Grassroots in 2018 in a bid to improve the experiences of vulnerable customers.

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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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