A musician from Pontefract is paying tribute to his brother who took his personal life by releasing a charity single supporting suicide prevention.
Peter Metal’s brother, Chris Metal, dedicated suicide in recent times.
Now, along with his and Chris’ former bandmates they’ve launched a single titled ‘fifth of March’ in his reminiscence.
The track is at quantity eight and they’re hoping to prime the iTunes chart on the anniversary of the day Chris took his personal life.
A share of the gross sales will go to males’s psychological well being charity Andy’s Man Membership.
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Peter mentioned: “It began out as a really private mission however shortly snowballed and now I intention to lift as a lot consciousness and cash for the charity as potential to assist save different folks from enduring the identical devastation that my household and buddies must endure every day.”
You do not have to undergo in silence for those who’re struggling along with your psychological well being. Listed here are some teams you may contact if you need assistance.
Samaritans: Cellphone 116 123, 24 hours a day, or e mail firstname.lastname@example.org, in confidence
Childline: Cellphone 0800 1111. Calls are free and will not present up in your invoice
Platform 1 males’s neighborhood group: Help for points together with psychological well being issues and habit restoration. Visit the website or name 01484 421143.
Andy’s Man Membership: email@example.com
PAPYRUS: A voluntary organisation supporting suicidal teenagers and younger adults. Cellphone 0800 068 4141
Thoughts: A charity providing support and advice for people with mental health problems.
College students Towards Despair: A web site for college kids who’re depressed, have low temper, or are suicidal. Click here to visit
Bullying UK: A web site for each kids and adults affected by bullying. Click here
Marketing campaign Towards Dwelling Miserably (CALM): For younger males who’re feeling sad. There’s a website and a helpline: 0800 58 58 58
MindOut: Present assist and recommendation on psychological well being for members of LGBTQ communities. Cellphone 01273 234839
The music video for the track explores Chris’ childhood and maturity, in addition to the impression of his suicide on his family and friends.
It additionally emphasises the necessity to scale back stigma round speaking about psychological well being. The track is out there on iTunes and Google Play.
Throughout 2019, 5,691 folks dedicated suicide, 75% of which have been males.
After beginning in Halifax in 2016, Andy’s Man Membership now has 28 teams working throughout the nation. The membership has been persistently encouraging males to speak about psychological well being and aiming to scale back the excessive suicide price amongst males.