News: Press release

Friday 16th June 2017

Samaritans volunteers given MBEs in Queen’s birthday honours

Samaritans volunteer Stella Hayes MBE

Two Samaritans volunteers have been awarded an MBE in the Queen’s Birthday honours list. Their...

Friday 9th June 2017

Suicide can’t wait, Samaritans tells Downing St

Samaritans CEO Ruth Sutherland speaking at a 2017 Parliamentary reception

Samaritans is calling on the next government to make suicide prevention a top priority, and to...

Friday 9th June 2017

Samaritans works with Hollyoaks on Scott Drinkwell’s storyline

Ross Adams plays Hollyoaks’ Scott Drinkwell

Samaritans has been working with the cast and crew of Channel 4’s Hollyoaks on a plotline where...

Tuesday 6th June 2017

Voters get MPs-in-waiting to join Samaritans’ campaign to make suicide prevention a priority

 Voters get MPs-in-waiting to join Samaritans’ campaign to make suicide prevention a priority

Voters have been asking MPs standing for election to sign up to Samaritans’ campaign to make...

Wednesday 31st May 2017

Calls to Samaritans reach record high

Samaritans volunteers responded to more than 5.7 million calls for help in 2016, an increase of...

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