Gloucester Samaritans mark World Mental Health Day at the Railway Station

Tuesday 10th October 2017
Volunteers from Gloucester Branch were pleased to be at Gloucester Railway Station again for the third time this year. It's always a rewarding day, meeting the travelling public, railway staff and the British Transport Police.

We were glad to be welcomed by the Great Western Staff, who are so supportive of the work Samaritans does, espcially on the railways. It's an example og the power of working together. In the last year, suicides on the railways have been reduced. This has been in part due to the recent focus on staff training.

Today, we demonstrated ur commitment to the partnership work and were rewarded by a warm welome and the invitation to return again during the build up to Christmas. Please look out for us.

It was good to meet so many people, interested in what we do, as callers, volunteers and even some wanting to donate to us, helping to keep the Gloucester branch open.