A national charity based in Warrington is calling for suicide prevention classes to be made compulsory in schools.
It comes as figures show the North West has the highest rate of suicide in the country.
Alice Newton, Suicide Prevention Officer with the charity Papyrus say there's a need to break down the stigma associated with talking about suicide.
A vicar from Altrincham wants to raise awareness of the hidden issues surrounding the growing number of men who commit suicide.
The Reverend Jerry Sutton was inspired to set up a suicide prevention website after the death of a friend.
Recent figures show one man kills himself every 90 minutes in the UK
The North West has the second highest rate of male suicide in the UK. With around 525 men committing suicide every year. And studies show there's a marked increase in suicide rates among middle aged men.