Wednesday, 8 August 2012


Dear friends,

Grassroots Training warmly invites you to attend an event to mark World Suicide Prevention Day, and to launch ‘Suicide Safer Brighton,’ a collaborative campaign to designate Brighton & Hove as a suicide safer community.

The event will take place at 19.00 on 10th September 2012 at the Latest Music Bar, Manchester Street, Brighton BN2 1TF.

We are honoured to confirm the following guest speakers:

·         Kate Bornstein from the USA (author of ‘Hello Cruel World: 101 Alternatives to Suicide for Teens, Freaks and Other Outlaws’) via Skype
·         Roy Henry Vickers (Canadian First Nations artist and community activist) via Skype
·         Sinead O’Connor (Irish singer-songwriter) via Skype
·         Kevin Betts (Brighton’s very own 52 Marathon Man)

The theme of World Suicide Prevention Day this year is ‘Protective Factors and Instilling Hope’ www.iasp.info/wspd/ You are invited to bring a photo or an object that instills hope in you, to contribute to a photography project.

The whole event will be streamed live online: you can watch it all at www.grassrootstraining.org.uk 

You can RSVP at our Facebook page:

http://bit.ly/GrWSPD 

We hope to see you there!

Chris Brown, Co-Director 


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