Samaritans is seeing the direct impact of the coronavirus pandemic on people’s wellbeing. Our research explores how people with suicidal thoughts or who have self-harmed are affected.
These pages explore how the pandemic has affected wellbeing and suicide risk, based on findings from analysis of Samaritans service data and surveys of Samaritans volunteers.
Read about the challenges, hopes and coping strategies of people who've felt suicidal or self-harmed since the Covid-19 pandemic began.
Read our research into the impact of economic disruption on young adults, and what should be done to better support those who are struggling with their mental health having experienced job loss or job insecurity.