We’re researching the factors that drive suicide and using it to recommend the policy changes needed to save more lives.
Suicide statistics and trends for the UK and Republic of Ireland.
Read and download our most recent reports, briefings and research.
We’re working with governments across the UK and the Republic of Ireland.
Our report, Pushed from pillar to post, shows that there is no consistently effective support available to people who self-harm.
Our report finds that deprivation, debt and inequality can increase suicide risk.
The Covid-19 pandemic is having profound social, psychological and economic impacts all over the world.
The role online content can play in suicide risk and self harm is complex. Read about our research and recommendations for online safety.
Many young people say they often feel lonely and that it's difficult to get the help and support they need.
Speaking directly with less well off middle aged men, we found out what they need from support services when they're struggling.
People who misuse alcohol are at greater risk of suicide, so it's essential they get the support and services they need to manage this.
People in prison are significantly more likely to die by suicide than people in the general population.
Research shows the impact of Samaritans services for people in emotional distress.
The impact of suicide can be complex and acute.
We commission numerous research and evaluation projects each year.