News: Statistics

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...

Friday 10th March 2017

“It’s not fair, it’s not right and it’s got to change”

Samaritans CEO Ruth Sutherland on socioeconomic disadvantage and suicide Suicide is killing the...

Monday 6th March 2017

Inequality, driving people to suicide

As Samaritans releases a report ahead of Wednesday’s Budget linking inequality with a higher risk...

Thursday 10th November 2016

Suicidal patients need better online support from clinicians and help groups

Improve clinicians’ understanding of the online world, review web-based support services for...

Tuesday 20th September 2016

Action is needed to tackle rise in prison suicides, says Samaritans

Samaritans is calling on the Government to recruit and retain more prison staff in the face of...

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