Weʼve raised £290 to help the charity CALM
- Funded on Monday, 8th October 2018
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Just over 5 years ago now I suffered, to use an old fashioned term, a nervous breakdown. Due to a great deal of help from friends, family and professionals I made a full recovery although I still have my down days every so often. Looking back, my biggest mistake was that I didn't talk to anyone and therefore I got no support or advice until it was too late. Once I had recovered I wanted to help people, especially men, who found themselves in the same position. Since then I have never hidden my experience and always talked openly about it. I'm lucky in that I have a very supportive family and some great friends. Others are not so fortunate. CALM aims to help men who get to the point I'm glad I never got to, feeling suicidal, the single biggest killer of men in the UK that are under 45.
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Aug 24, 2018
Mr & Mrs Gooseman
Aug 5, 2018
This is from Elizabeth Norman x
Jul 22, 2018
Well done you!! Xxx
Jul 22, 2018
Well done! What an achievement on a day when the weather was so hot.Inga, David and Paul
Jul 18, 2018
Good luck Karl, see you at the finish line 😃
Jul 14, 2018
Jul 9, 2018
What a team! Let's do this!
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