CALM (Campaign Against Living Miserably)

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THE CAMPAIGN AGAINST LIVING MISERABLY, or CALM, is a leading movement campaigning against male suicide in the UK. They run a free and confidential helpline and webchat (open 5pm-midnight, 7 days a week, 365 days a year) for anyone in the UK who is down or wants to talk about life’s problems, regardless of age, gender or geographic location. They offer support and information via trained helpline workers.

They also support those bereaved by suicide, through the Support After Suicide Partnership (SASP).

CALM’s aim is to challenge boring male stereotypes and encourage positive behavioural change and help-seeking behaviour, using cultural touchpoints like art, music, sport and comedy. They spread their message throughout the community; through universities, pubs, clubs and prisons etc. to help people feel empowered to share their experiences and get the help they need before they reach the point of crisis.

Calls will be responded to promptly and they aim to answer 80% of calls received within service hours. All webchats will be answered but if the service is at capacity users may be asked to wait, accept a slower response time or visit at another time.

Webchat link:
Frequently asked questions: Calm Faq

Contact Details

0800 58 58 58 (nationwide)



Postal Address: CALM, 5 Wootton Street, London, SE1 8TG.

Other Info

Opening times:
Helpline & webchat: 5pm- midnight, 7 days a week, 365 days a year - 0808 8025858 Calls are taken in order, so it is better to stay in the queue than redial.

Calls are free from landlines, pay phones and all mobiles.

Other information:
Charity reg no 1110621

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