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    Weʼve raised £350 to help fund not-for-profit documentary focusing on suicide, its causes & associated mental health.

    Kingston upon Hull, United Kingdom
    Funded on Saturday, 15th July 2017

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    Story

    I am a filmmaker looking to make my next documentary on a subject very close to my heart.

    The focus of this documentary is suicide, its causes and associated mental health. And it will be based in my local area, Hull & the East Riding.

    The film is purely not-for-profit and any excess funds leftover from the crowdfunding or any incidental money made from the film (winnings at festivals, sale of film to a channel, etc) will go directly to a charity associated with suicide and mental health.

    The aim of the film being to further open the discussion about these issues, to encourage people of any age, gender, race, religion, having suicidal thoughts to open up about them, to seek help and not go through with the ultimate action...

    In 2014, 6,122 suicides were registered in the UK. This corresponds to a suicide rate of 10.8 per 100,000 people (16.8 per 100,000 for men and 5.2 per 100,000 for women). The highest suicide rate in the UK in 2014 was for men aged 45-49 at 26.5 per 100,000. [Source: The Samaritans]

    About 23,000 people are using mental health services in Hull, based on a population of approximately 259,000. [October 2016/Source: Hull Daily Mail]

    Overall, over the period 2012-2014, 507 (7.0%) of deaths were within the mental and behavioural disorders chapter. There were a further 82 deaths from suicide and undetermined injury. The rate in 1995-97 was higher than for England, and remained higher in 2011-13, at 13.9 per 100,000 in Hull compared to 10.4 per 100,000 in England. [Source: HULL JSNA TOOLKIT RELEASE 6]

    Donations of specific amounts will have certain rewards (provided contact details are supplied), these are as follows;

    £25+ Special thank you in the films credits
    £40+ DVD copy of the film (and special thanks in credits)
    £60+ Blu Ray copy of the film (and special thanks in credits)
    £500+ Executive Producer credit in the film (Plus choice of DVD or Blu ray)
    I plan to add more rewards soon.

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    • Paul Morris1 year ago
      Paul Morris

      Paul Morris

      1 year ago
      Update from the Page owner

      Thanks to everyone who donated! I have other donations offline and will be raising further fund through other means but I am moving forwards, and will keep you all updated with the progress. Thank you all again, you're amazing!

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    • Paul Morris1 year ago
      Paul Morris

      Paul Morris

      1 year ago

      I have been promoting the film & crowdfunding in the media, here is the Hull Daily Mail article: www.hulldailymail.co.uk/hull-film-maker-tackles-suicide-and-mental-health-in-new-documentary/story-30245707-detail/story.html Current offline donations: £90

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    2 years ago

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    Page last updated on: 6/15/2017 10:29 AM

    Supporters

    13

    • MICHAEL SOMERTON

      MICHAEL SOMERTON

      Jun 15, 2017

      Hope your worthwhile project is successful.

      £50.00

    • Natalie Doody

      Natalie Doody

      May 8, 2017

      £20.00

    • Gary Crawforth

      Gary Crawforth

      May 5, 2017

      Great cause, hope all comes together mate

      £20.00

    • Steven Lloyd

      Steven Lloyd

      Apr 28, 2017

      £25.00

    • Jamie J Elliott

      Jamie J Elliott

      Apr 24, 2017

      £20.00

    • Philip Morris

      Philip Morris

      Apr 4, 2017

      £20.00

    • Ceri

      Ceri

      Apr 4, 2017

      £5.00

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    Paul Morris

    Paul Morris

    Kingston upon Hull, United Kingdom

    Award winning filmmaker, based in Yorkshire but working all over the country as film crew (assistant director) in between making films. Passionate about charitable causes, animal lover, film fan.

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