In the UK, there are five million family caregivers, and their unpaid labour contribute a staggering £445 million to the economy every day – that’s £162 billion per year. Research shows as many as one in five children and young people are young carers with a further 600,000 hidden young carers not receiving any support.
Everyone is likely to experience anxiety at some stage in their life, particularly when going through challenging times. If it persists, however, it can become a mental health problem that prevents you from living the life that you want.
Grassroots Suicide Prevention has partnered with 2XU, the Brighton Marathon Weekend Sports Apparel partner. 2XU want to create a fitter and healthier world both physically and mentally. In 2022, they are helping to raise awareness and funds for Grassroots Suicide Prevention. On Saturday 26th February, we kicked off the collaboration in style! We welcomed runners
Earlier this year Grassroots teamed up with accomplished director Martin Percy to make a film about suicide prevention. The film presents an unfolding conversation between two flatmates, Chris and Jason.
Georgie attended one of Grassroots Suicide Prevention’s courses and was “blown away”. She blogs about her experience of our training and what she learnt.
Hi, my name is Bernie and I’m from Perth, Western Australia. I’m here in Brighton learning from Grassroots as part of an international scholarship.
On 16 May 2019, Grassroots was proud to receive a GSK IMPACT Award at a ceremony at the Science Museum in London along with 9 other charities.
We are always super grateful to all of our fundraisers because they enable us to do the work we do and are a great way of spreading awareness for suicide prevention.
Last week was mental health awareness week, online there has been lots of statistics flying backwards and forwards – people pushing mental health extra hard while others declare that this is what they do all the time.
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.
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.