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The Chelmsford are set to walk 13.5 miles for the charity, CALM

A team of around 18 staff, both clinical and non-clinical, from The Chelmsford Private Day Surgery Hospital will embark on a 13.5 mile walk around Mersea Island on Sunday 30th July. The team will be walking to raise money and awareness for the charity, CALM – Campaign Against Living Miserably. Each year a team from The Chelmsford take part in charity work, however this year the cause is very close to our hearts. In April this year, we lost a dear member of our team after he took his own life. Coming as such of a surprise to all of us we wanted to help raise awareness for this amazing charity and get more men talking and getting the help they need.

CALM are an award-winning charity who are dedicated to preventing male suicide, in 2015 75% of all UK suicides were male. The charity offers; support to men in the UK of any age, challenge a culture that prevents men seeking the help they need,  work with other charities to push for changes in policy and practice and support those bereaved by suicide. For more information about this charity, please click on the following link https://www.thecalmzone.net/

The walk, which will take place on Sunday 30th July, will take the team around Mersea Island, Colchester, taking in all of the sights and sea air. 

If you would like to sponsor our amazing team, please click on the following link to our Just Giving page https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/the-chelmsford-private-day-surgery-hospital1 

Date: 20/06/2017
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