News: Press release

Wednesday 15th February 2017

Tribute to Sara Coward, Archers actress and Samaritans volunteer

Samaritans volunteers have been paying tribute to Archers actor and fellow volunteer Sara Coward,...

Tuesday 7th February 2017

If we act now we can make a real and lasting difference to suicide prevention

Practical steps to reduce deaths combined with effective national and local suicide prevention...

Monday 6th February 2017

The sooner the better - help children and young people manage emotional wellbeing

Easing the pressures on children and young people by teaching them how to manage their emotional...

Tuesday 31st January 2017

Let’s mobilise the power of the public through information and education to help reduce suicide, Samaritans CEO tells MPs

Samaritans CEO Ruth Sutherland has called for better training and education for both professionals...

Monday 30th January 2017

Former inmate tells how he owes his life to Samaritans' Prison Listener Scheme on BBC's Victoria Derbyshire Show

A former prisoner who says he owes his life to another inmate trained in listening skills by...