Projects Overview

As part of our community work, we have secured funding and developed various projects that fit our charity's core beliefs about suicide and suicide prevention.

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'Stay Alive' app

This is the UK's first suicide prevention mobile app and was instigated, researched and designed by Grassroots.

Find out more about the Stay Alive app

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'Stay Alive' license partners

NHS Trusts, local authorities and others can integrate their local crisis provision in our popular "Stay Alive" suicide prevention app.

Find out more about Stay Alive licensing

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The individual 'Tell Me' pledge

We encourage all citizens within our city to take a pledge to help themselves and others be safer from suicide.

Find out more about the 'Tell Me' pledge

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'Alright Mate?' Men's suicide prevention

A campaign aiming to foster open and direct conversations about men's concerns, including thoughts of suicide, in Brighton & Hove.

Find out more about men's suicide prevention

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Funded training

Grassroots provides a significant level of easily accessed, funded suicide prevention and mental health promotion training to local workers and community members.

Find out more about funded training

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World Suicide Prevention Day Events

Since 2011, Grassroots Suicide Prevention has held an event in Brighton & Hove each year on 10 September to mark World Suicide Prevention Day.

Find out more about our World Suicide Prevention Day Events

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Suicide Safer Brighton & Hove

As part of Grassroots' and LivingWork's Suicide Safer Cities initiative, we are diligently working with local organisations and communities to achieve 'Suicide Safer City' designation for Brighton & Hove.

Find out more about Suicide Safer Brighton & Hove

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'Stay Alive' urban art project

A project engaging young people creatively to promote suicide prevention in their communities, whilst creating on-street adverts for our mobile phone app.

Find out more about the urban art project

Talk To Us

The 'Talk To Us' business pledge

We encourage businesses within our city to take a pledge to be more aware of the needs of colleagues who might be struggling with difficult feelings.

Find out more about the 'Talk To Us' pledge

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'Stay Alive' crowdfunding campaign [CLOSED]

A 5 week campaign, launched on World Suicide Prevention Day 2016, raising funds to make our "Stay Alive" app even better.

Find out more about the Stay Alive crowdfunding campaign

Latest News!

14 August 2018

Grassroots announces World Suicide Prevention Day 2018 plans

Monday 10 September is World Suicide Prevention Day, and we are holding public events in the city. See our plans here...

24 July 2018

Volunteer data entry/administrator sought

Grassroots have an exciting opportunity for a volunteer data entry/administrator who shares our commitment and passion for suicide prevention to aid and support to the smooth running and organisation of the office training systems, processes and data entry. Find out more here...

18 June 2018

June newsletter part 2

Book your funded place now, Punk Rock is calling you to the stage, online suicide prevention toolkit for people with learning disabilities, Real Talk feedback so far, we are looking for Changemakers, and Walking Out Of Darkness is this Sunday. Read the newsletter here...

More news...

Stay Alive

A mobile app for those at risk of suicide and people worried about someone.

Android App on Google play
Available on the App Store
 
Patient Safety Awards Winner, 2015

Responding to the launch of the Stay Alive app Emma Wadey, Director of Nursing Standards and Safety at Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, said:

"Suicide is everyone's business; it devastates so many lives no matter who you are, where you work or where you live. We want to use every method available to us to make Sussex, and beyond, a place where people thinking about suicide are supported and helped in their workplace and their community."
National Suicide Prevention Alliance Member

Thank you to all our clients and funders, including

  • Big Lottery Fund
  • Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
  • Department of Health
  • Crisis Care Concordat
  • Intrum
  • Pavilions
  • The Allen Lane Foundation
 
  • Brighton & Hove City Council
  • East Sussex County Council
  • West Sussex County Council
  • Ealing
  • Surrey County Council
  • YMCA
  • Royal Navy
  • Public Health England