Donate to our chat appeal
Your donation could help our online chat service to save more lives
Your support today will pave the way for a new era for our listening service – the launch of online chat
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Find out why we need online chat to save more lives
The way people communicate is changing; here at Samaritans we need to change too. The launch of our online chat service is a once-in-a-generation change to our listening service.
Victoria didn’t realise how lost she was until she reached breaking point
“At first, I couldn’t get my words out. But the Samaritan I spoke to was very patient… He was incredible. He saved my life. He 100% saved my life.”
Read more about Victoria’s story
Tom was one of the volunteers who took part in our online chat pilot scheme
“We flipped the switch and in minutes we had people messaging, so it shows how much demand there will be for the service once it’s up and running.”
Read more about Tom’s story
Suicide is the biggest killer of young people aged 20-34. Online chat could change everything
Read more about the need for our new service here
It takes a lot to seek help. If there was someone there online when I went on the website to look for the number, I would have spoken to them.