Over two decades of being there,
no matter what
125 people a week die by suicide, CALM exists to change that. CALM’s been shouting about suicide prevention since 1997, when our life-saving helpline launched. Originally set up as an NHS pilot, the helpline started out in Merseyside. CALM became a national charity in 2006, meaning we could support people who needed us across the country.
We’ve come a long way since then, with momentous campaigns and calls for change. Here’s just some of the stuff we’ve got up to.