News: Press release

Wednesday 31st January 2018

Samaritans CEO responds to Jeremy Hunt’s statement on mental health patients dying by suicide

“Suicide is preventable and we are pleased to see an increased focus on the safety of people at...

Monday 15th January 2018

Nine out of ten of us believe in reaching out with a brew, says Samaritans

Samaritans is turning Blue Monday into Brew Monday today (15 Jan) by encouraging people to get...

Friday 29th December 2017

British Empire medal for Samaritans volunteer

A Samaritans volunteer has been awarded a British Empire Medal (BEM) in the New Year honours. Dawn...

Saturday 16th December 2017

BBC Presenter and DJ Yasmin Evans donates Celebrity Mastermind Fee to Samaritans

DJ and children’s TV presenter Yasmin Evans has donated £3000 pounds to Samaritans, following her...

Monday 11th December 2017

Samaritans volunteers set to listen for a hundred thousand hours this Christmas

Mental health, family, isolation and loneliness expected to be top concerns Samaritans volunteers...

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