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A circle emanating from a point in the distance like a beam of light. The circle contains the text Month of Hope and an icon of a lighthouse.
Greater Manchester’s Month of Hope is encouraging everyone to have open conversations about, and play a role in, preventing suicide.
Read more about Greater Manchester Month of Hope 2023

Opportunity to get involved

A visual of the Baton of Hope, a beautiful blend of precious metals.
The Baton of Hope, the biggest suicide prevention initiative the UK has ever seen, will visit Greater Manchester on Thursday 29th June 2023 on the first ever tour of its kind.
Read more about Baton of Hope Tour to visit Greater Manchester to raise awareness of nationwide suicide prevention initiative

Health News

Why male loneliness matters and what we can do about it. When? Thursday 17 November. What time? 7pm to 9pm. How much? Free. Where? 53two (Arch 19, Watson Street, Manchester M3 4LP). Who? Max, Tim and special guests.
To help combat loneliness in men, and to mark Men’s Health Month, NHS Greater Manchester Integrated Care (NHS GM) is holding an event aimed at exploring the impact of loneliness on men and practical steps to combat it.
Read more about NHS GM event during Men’s Health Month aims to help men combat loneliness

Health News

Head and shoulder shot of Author Max Dickins who has written about male loneliness.
When Max Dickins proposed to his girlfriend, he realised there was no one he could ask to be his best man. The author of ‘Billy No-Mates: How I Realised Men Have a Friendship Problem' soon learned that he wasn't the only man struggling with friendships. Hear Max discuss why male loneliness matters and what we can do about it.
Read more about Male loneliness talk by author


Lions Barber Collective at Manchester Piccadilly
Passengers and commuters at Manchester Piccadilly railway station were greeted with a smile and the offer of a free haircut today (Monday, October 24).
Read more about Free haircuts help Greater Manchester residents and commuters to open up about suicide

Healthy Living

Greater Manchester’s Month of Hope, which is now in its fourth year, is about raising awareness of suicide by encouraging everyone in Greater Manchester to have open conversations about and play a role in preventing suicide, while inspiring hope across the city-region.
Read more about Greater Manchester Month of Hope 2022
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