SUICIDE DOWN TO ZERO WAS SET UP IN APRIL 2014 AS AN INDEPENDENT ORGANISATION TO CAMPAIGN FOR AN END TO SUICIDE IN OUR DISTRICT.
We became a recognized charity in May 2015. We have a Board made up of 9 people (survivors, suicide attempt survivors, suicide prevention activists and those with a professional background in helping) bringing together a wealth of knowledge, skills & experience alongside specific beliefs about suicide and its prevention.
We believe that the only acceptable target for suicide deaths is zero. Initially we campaigned at Department of Health and senior Public Health Agency levels but reverted to a “ground up” community development approach – “think big, start small & scale fast.