Samaritans

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Whatever you're going through, a Samaritan will face it with you. We're here 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.


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You can change the story for someone who self-harms

Your gift will help us understand how to better support people who self-harm — and stop them from suffering in silence.

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What we're working on

Every day, we respond to around 10,000 calls for help. No judgement. No pressure. We're here for anyone who needs someone.

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Being a Samaritan means being there for people who need someone to listen. Last year over 20,000 people volunteered their time with us.

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Our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

This means becoming more inclusive and diverse in everything we do, in working towards Samaritans’ vision that fewer people die by suicide.

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