PUBLISHED: 16:31 01 August 2018 | UPDATED: 16:31 01 August 2018 Amy Gibbons Archie Hall, who sadly passed away in 2015 Picture: ARCHANT Archant Archie with his sister, Isobel Picture: ARCHANTLaura Hall, from Holbrook, lost her son when he was just 20 years old following a severe decline in his mental health.She said the campaign, launched on Monday, would help raise awareness that anybody can be a victim of mental illness.“Obviously I think it is really good,” she said. “It is just driving it home – there is help out there.” Ms Hall added that using the influence of a local football team is “ideal”. (L-R) Sam and Archie Hall.“It is trying to get the message across to people that might be under the radar of other campaigns,” she said.While he did not have any particular affinity to Ipswich Town, Ms Hall said Archie “loved his sport”.She stressed that, however well you may think you know someone, suicide is a very real threat – and could affect anybody.“It is very rare that you know that somebody close to you is suicidal,” she said. “You would be amazed that you could have somebody in your family or a really close friend… Read full this story
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