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Hope For Life (UK) Conference 2021

Wednesday December 1st 2021 – 10am-4pm – Hope for Life UK Day – The Conference Venue – Pavilions of Harrogate – The Calder Room This event will feature inspirational speakers, sharing messages of hope, as well as being a celebration of all that The Jordan Legacy CIC and its community of supporters have achieved during 2021 and sharing what we have planned…
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Upcoming The Jordan Legacy Events and past event recordings

As part of our ongoing #HopeForLifeUK initiatives for 2021, The Jordan Legacy has already hosted 3 hugely successful virtual events, including the launch of our #HopeForLifeUK campaign in January, with more than 350 registered to attend and another 430 for our Design Out Suicide panel discussion. Here are some further dates for your calendar. Each event, below, is designed as…
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How you can become or sponsor a Mental Health First Aider

We are delighted to announce that The Jordan Legacy CIC and Thrive Law have teamed up to work on a joint initiative, which aims to help 100 employees become Mental Health First Aiders during 2021. Scroll down to see available course dates Our aim is to train at least 100 people during 2021. In line with The Jordan Legacy and…
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A vision of the view from The Jordan Legacy Retreat
Recording of: Retreats and safe spaces to support mental wellbeing – Event February 2021

“What would you do if you won the lottery?” This was the question Jordan’s girlfriend, Charlotte, asked him, a few months before he took his own life. Jordan’s response suprised Charlotte – instead of saying I’d buy a sports car or a fancy house, he said “I’d build a retreat where people, who are struggling with their mental health could…
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A vision of the view from The Jordan Legacy Retreat
Images of Jordan - Suicide prevention
Will You Join Us for The Launch of #HopeForLifeUK Day 2021?

On Thursday, January 21st 2021 at 1pm (UK time), The Jordan Legacy CIC is launching its first officially recognised #HopeForLifeUK Day campaign and we’d like to invite you to join us at 1pm that day.  #HopeForLifeUK Day will actually take place on December 4th 2021 and each year following. January 21st is the launch event for this campaign. Unable to…
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Graph showing people experiencing suicidal thoughts in the past 2 weeks
How the most recent Covid lockdown is affecting our mental health

December 2020 and The Mental Health Foundation has published its latest findings, relating to the impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic on people’s mental health. The full report can be accessed here and here are some of the key findings: People are struggling with their emotional and mental wellbeing  Almost half (45%) of the UK population had felt anxious or worried in the previous…
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Graph showing people experiencing suicidal thoughts in the past 2 weeks
A wonderful cartoon image of speakers
The One Team Government World Suicide Prevention Day Conference 2020

On September 10th 2020, a quite remarkable event took place on World Suicide Prevention Day 2020 and The Jordan Legacy’s founder, Steve Phillip, played a key role. The OneTeamGov network – a team of transformation managers in Government in the UK (and some in other countries) chose to invest in suicide prevention this year, especially concerned about the suicide risks from…
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Samaritans' guidelines for reporting suicide
Samaritans – latest media guidelines for reporting suicide

The question is often asked; ‘If I ask someone if they’re considering suicide, will it increase the chances they’ll carry this through?’ The answer is; rarely, if ever and there will be situations where it’s important for you to be that direct with someone. However, when it comes to writing and reporting suicide, there is a risk that providing details…
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Samaritans' guidelines for reporting suicide
Photo of Jordan with his beloved cat Tabby
Jordan’s Birthday

July 11th 2020 This is a moment we could never have contemplated happening – Jordan’s 35th birthday but without him here with us. Devasting doesn’t quite cut it, it’s unfathomable, unbelievable, heartbreaking. The sense of loss on this day will be immeasurable, it simply isn’t right. However, it is the reality of what, in our heads, we know to be…
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