News: Press release

Friday 1st November 2013

Boris backs Samaritans to support Londoners for the next 60 years

The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, has congratulated Samaritans on 60 years of helping people...

Thursday 24th October 2013

Four times more men than women call Samaritans about sexual orientation

More than 1 in 10 calls for help to Samaritans (10.9 per cent) from men talked about issues...

Thursday 24th October 2013

New Samaritans Executive Director for Wales

Sarah Stone has been appointed as the new Executive Director for Wales. Sarah was the Deputy...

Monday 21st October 2013

Samaritans urges commuters to help them answer calls

Train ad design

Samaritans has launched a new campaign on the rail network, calling for commuters to make a £3...

Tuesday 15th October 2013

Feature article for journalists: Celebrating 60 years of Samaritans

Prebendary Dr Chad Varah CH CBE

60 years of Samaritans Samaritans was founded 60 years ago, in November 1953, by Prebendary Dr Chad...