Tag: suicide

On the left: Conor during his Darkness into light swim

“There is always hope” – The Salford student campaigning in memory of his Dad

Salford student Conor O’rawe, talks about his mission to raise awareness for mental health. In 2016, Conor lost his dad […]

University of Salford Rugby Union host Movember fundraiser to grow ‘tache for cash

University of Salford Rugby Union host Movember fundraiser to grow ‘tache for cash

The University of Salford Men’s Rugby Union are collecting donations for their fundraiser this month to put towards Movember. The […]

Credit: Pam Higgins.Image of Anthony Higgins before he died

“I’m so glad you’re my mum” – Salford mum shares heartbreaking message from son lost to suicide

The mother of a Salford man who killed himself whilst on suicide watch is urging people to ‘fight the stigma’ […]

Salford is ninth most deprived local authority in England for mental health

Salford is ninth most deprived local authority in England for mental health

Tomorrow is ‘World Mental Health Day’. This year’s theme focuses on young people’s mental health in a changing environment.

Courtesy of Kate Eggleston-Wirtz

Suicide in Salford: The ‘big black scary clown’ no-one is talking about

In the last five years, 109 people have died of suicide in Salford alone. Local charity Start is raising awareness of this issue with its Surviving Suicide Exhibition.

Childline: Number of suicidal children at record high

MORE than 60 children, as young as the age of 10,  are calling Childline every day talking about suicide, according to the support organisation’s annual “Not […]

Manchester prison understaffing ‘to blame’ for high suicide rates

A MANCHESTER-based nurse claims staff at the city’s prisons are trying desperately to improve mental health services but are under […]