News: Press release

Wednesday 7th November 2018

More of us are acting to help prevent suicide

Small Talk Saves Lives campaign sees increase in public looking out for those at risk   Figures...

Monday 29th October 2018

Mental health money must have impact locally and target those most at risk

UK Parliament

Samaritans CEO Ruth Sutherland's statement on increased funding for mental health, as announced in...

Thursday 25th October 2018

Leeds Building Society raises £100k for Samaritans in just six months

Ward Sparrow (Samaritans) and Robin Litten (Leeds Building Society)

Leeds Building Society (LBS) has already raised over £100,000 for national charity partner...

Wednesday 10th October 2018

Samaritans welcomes PM statements on World Mental Health Day

Samaritans CEO Ruth Sutherland, responds to Government’s funding announcement to support the...

Thursday 4th October 2018

The civil service joins Samaritans’ wellbeing at work programme

Wellbeing in the city - image of woman at laptop working

Prison officers, weapons engineers, job centre coaches and marine biologists are just some of the...