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Join us today – Grassroots is a leading UK charity in suicide prevention. We provide expertise, training and resources to help communities, organisations and individuals effectively support people at risk of suicide or experiencing mental health problems.


We have trained over 15,000 people in courses that are practical and accessible, with some places free to access.


Our “Find Help Now” pages can guide you in finding a national or local support service that is right for you.

Influencing change

Our Real Talk and other community programmes spread the word that it’s OK to talk about suicide.

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In the UK, 1 in 5 think about suicide in their lifetime

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1 in 4 experience mental ill-health in their lifetime

Which means there is nothing unusual about having difficulties with mental health.

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1 in 15 attempt suicide in their lifetime

Through education and training, we can better reach out to people when they’re at their most vulnerable.

Thinking about suicide?

Check our “Find Help Now” pages for:

  • Helplines
  • Websites
  • Other services
  • Downloadable resources

These can help when you are having thoughts of suicide or are in a suicidal crisis.

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Worried about someone else?

When someone is potentially having suicidal thoughts, talking can really help. Read our top five suggestions if you are worried about someone.

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Looking for training?

We can help you become better prepared and equipped to help someone in difficulty, whether it is related to:

  • Suicide
  • Mental health
  • Self-harm

Our public courses are mostly held in Brighton & Hove, with in-house courses delivered across the UK.

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Training for your organisation

We can deliver a suicide prevention, mental health or self-harm training course to your team in a UK venue of your choice. Or we can arrange a package of training places on our public courses. This is an effective and economical way to quickly upskill your workforce. Click below to begin your enquiry.

Training enquiries

Download the Stay Alive app

Our free suicide prevention resource for the UK is packed with useful information and tools to help you stay safe in crisis.

You can use it if you are having thoughts of suicide or if you are concerned about someone else who may be considering suicide.


Bereaved by suicide?

Check our “Find Help Now” pages for:

  • Helplines
  • Organisations
  • Groups
  • Downloadable guides

These can help if you are have been bereaved by suicide.

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Join the community

Stay up to date with the latest news and opportunities to raise awareness and make change.

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Support us

Many people and organisations have contributed to our work by:

  • Donating
  • Attending an event
  • Fundraising
  • Sponsoring a community course or places

We are grateful for all of the wonderful support you give us in the community.

Find out how you can contribute to our vital work by clicking below…

Support us

  • Brighton & Hove City Council
  • Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
  • Big Lottery Fund
  • YMCA
  • Community Roots
  • Public Health England
  • The Allen Lane Foundation
  • Royal Navy