Nationally Samaritans responded to 10,000 calls per day in 2020 of which:
- 1 in 5 calls for help were about worries linked to coronavirus.
- 1 in 4 calls for help were about suicidal thoughts or feelings.
- 1 in 12 calls for help were about self-harm
Locally, up until mid November our Branch has contributed 11,787 volunteer hours, and we aim to recruit further volunteers in 2022 to enable us to deliver even more!