About our ambassadors and celebrity supporters 

Our ambassadors and celebrity supporters help raise the profile of our work.

We’re proud to have such a great team of passionate supporters who champion our work and help us reach a wider audience so together, we can help prevent suicide.

They contribute to our work, support our fundraising events and campaigns, and help raise awareness of our work – including promoting our FREE online training.

Meet our ambassadors

Headshot of actor Kaitlyn AkinpelumiKaitlyn Akinpelumi

Manchester born actor Kaitlyn will be known to movie fans for the highly anticipated film The School for Good and Evil which is set for a NETFLIX release in 2022. Her film and TV credits include The Syndicate, Coronation Street and Hetty Feather (CBBC).

Follow Kaitlyn on twitter: @KaitlynAkin ​​​​​​​

Headshot of Suzie Cox AKA Vogue from 90s TV programme GladiatorsSuzie Cox

European aerobic gymnastic champion Suzie was well known to primetime TV audiences in the 1990s as the Gladiator Vogue. Now the mother of two is putting her winning streak and energy into motivational speaking, podcasting, presenting and as an advocate for women’s health.

Follow Suzie on twitter: @Cox1Suzie ​​​​​​​

Headshot of Helen Garlick smiling Helen Garlick

Lawyer-turned author, Helen Garlick is a renowned speaker and trainer on talking solutions including negotiation skills, conflict resolution, mediation and wellbeing. Her debut memoir No Place to Lie is an immersive tale of the truth behind her brother’s early death and the secret her mum took to the grave.
Follow Helen on twitter: @helenpgarlick ​​​​​​​

Head shot of Vicky Myers smiling in Zero Hero topVicky Myers

Actor Vicky Myers is known to Coronation Street fans as DS Swain who is heading up the investigation into a brutal hate crime. Other screen credits include roles in Age Before Beauty, Russell T Davies’ Second Coming, Hollyoaks and Emmerdale.

Follow Vicky on twitter: @VixMyers​​​​​​

Head shot of Dan Westwood in blue jumperDan Westwood

Actor and TV/radio presenter and podcaster Dan Westwood hosts his own programme on Gorgeous Radio. The former CBeebies and Coronation Street actor has spoken openly about his own struggle with anxiety and having suicidal thoughts.

Follow Dan on twitter: @WestwoodDan ​​​​​​​

Other celebrity supporters

We’re also extremely grateful for the support from the celebrities below who recognise the importance of our work and offer their support to share our messages and promote our work and fundraising activities:

  • Charlie Brooks
  • Natalie Cassidy 
  • Kelly Condron
  • Cam Merchant
  • Max Parker
  • Keiron Richardson
  • Catherine Tyldesley  
  • Roy Walker

Mayoral supporters