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!

19 January 2018

Free places on LGBT suicideTALK workshop

As part of LGBT HISTORY MONTH & The B Right On LGBT Community Festival

suicideTALK: A one-hour exploration and awareness-raising session suitable for all individuals and groups within communities. If you are concerned about suicide in your community this training can help you talk about one of the most taboo subjects in the world today.

If you work face to face with members of the LGBT community then SuicideTalk is for you. Grassroots Suicide Prevention, LGBT Switchboard, MindOut and the LGBT Community Safety Forum are working together to ensure that those working in the LGBT community are trained in having conversations about suicide.

Read more...

15 January 2018

1st Credit announces suicide prevention partnership with Grassroots

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.

With Grassroots as its chosen charity for 2018, 1st Credit, part of global credit management group Intrum, will train its own staff in suicide prevention as well as raising money and helping the charity increase its reach across the financial services sector.

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10 January 2018

A year with Grassroots - looking back at 2017's highlights

This year we have trained over 1,000 people in Suicide alertness and Suicide prevention, we have reached over 37,000 downloads of our #StayAlive app (still counting), and so far more than 2,500 people have taken our “Tell Me” suicide prevention pledge.

Read more on our blog...

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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
  • NHS Brighton and Hove
  • Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
  • Department of Health
  • Sussex Community Foundation
  • Lloyds Bank
 
  • Brighton & Hove City Council
  • East Sussex County Council
  • West Sussex County Council
  • Ealing
  • Surrey County Council
  • YMCA
  • Royal Navy
  • Crime Reduction Initiatives