The latest statistics show there are more than seven hundred deaths a year from suicide.
And men are in the majority by more than three to one.
So what's being done to help.?
Rugby League star, Danny Sculthorpe, works with the charity "State of Mind".
He's involved with a team of professionals raising awareness of mental health issues within sport.
He talked to Granada Reports about his own struggle with depression.
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A colder feel to end the week, with sunshine and blustery showers - some of these falling wintry over hills towards evening
The former manager of Liverpool FC at the time of the Hillsborough disaster will give evidence into the deaths of 96 fans today.
Friday will be quite a different day to Thursday but will still be windy. It should however be brighter with scattered showers