7 Ways to Save a Life

Updated: Oct 21, 2019

With suicide the biggest killer of young men in the UK, we look at what can be done to save a life...

7 ways to save a life
My brother Lanfranco completing the London Triathlon, 2011

Stopping someone from taking their own life is incredibly difficult but not impossible. Mental health issues are complex, and there is no magic pill to cure anxiety and depression. In 2012, my youngest brother, Lanfranco took his own life, aged just 26, and looking back there were things he did slightly different the weeks leading up to it. I call them 'micro moments', behaviours so small most of us wouldn't have noticed it until after the event. For anyone who has lost someone from suicide, you often search for the paradoxical answer to 'what could I have done to