News: Press release

Friday 21st July 2017

Samaritans’ response to new figures suggesting a fall in suicides in England and Wales

Responding to the Office of National Statistics (ONS) data on deaths in England and Wales in 2016,...

Thursday 13th July 2017

We need a national strategy to build young people’s resilience, says Samaritans

Samaritans CEO Ruth Sutherland said: “We urgently need to address the gaps in support for young...

Wednesday 5th July 2017

PwC staff pick Samaritans and UK Youth as new charity partners

PwC staff pick Samaritans and UK Youth as new charity partners

PwC employees have voted for Samaritans and UK Youth as the firm’s new charity partners, in line...

Friday 30th June 2017

15,000 rail staff trained by Samaritans in suicide prevention

Samaritans has trained 15,000 rail and British Transport Police staff in suicide prevention skills

Around 1 in 6 rail staff is now trained to prevent people taking their lives on the railway, as...

Friday 23rd June 2017

Samaritans supports Croydon’s wellbeing event for shoppers

Samaritans supports Croydon’s wellbeing event for shoppers

Samaritans and Croydon Council are hosting a wellbeing event in the town centre on Saturday 1 July...

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