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Carers Week: How can we support unpaid carers around the risk of suicide? 2 August, 2023 - 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.
Anxiety: What does it mean? Do we all experience it? 16 May, 2023 - 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.
Give as you shop 24 November, 2022 - An easy way to fundraise for us is to use these simple links before you shop. Thank you for your support.
We’ve partnered with 2XU for the Brighton Marathon Weekend 2022 14 March, 2022 - 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
Matt Haig donates £7,000 to Grassroots Suicide Prevention 18 November, 2021 - The best-selling author, Matt Haig, will be donating over £7,000 of the proceeds of his latest book, The Comfort Book to Grassroots Suicide Prevention. Matt will be putting part of this already incredible donation towards The Big Give’s Christmas Challenge – an annual matched funding campaign where any donation made to the charity will be doubled.
The importance of asking “How are you, really?”: Interview with Conor Hyde of Insolace 26 October, 2021 - Being proactive in bettering our own mental health is not easy. It takes time and dedication. Conor Hyde, guitarist for the alternative rock band Insolace, knows this well. We spoke with Conor about where the band's passion for mental health stems from, the inspiration behind their latest single Hold On, and why they're donating this year's streaming proceeds to Grassroots.