News: Ruth's blog

Thursday 22nd November 2018

We need to build better mental health for all of our young people

Samaritans CEO Ruth Sutherland champions the importance of teaching children and young people...

Friday 3rd August 2018

High Court ruling could mean more support and less stigma for families bereaved by suicide

Samaritans CEO Ruth Sutherland looks as the sensitivities surrounding a High Court ruling likely to...

Wednesday 25th July 2018

Schools Mental Health Proposals should go further, says Samaritans

Samaritans CEO comments on Government response to Select Committee’s report on Green Paper “If we...

Monday 26th February 2018

Samaritans’ response to draft guidance from NICE on preventing suicides in public spaces and prisons

“Three times more people die by suicide than in road accidents. These draft guidelines should help...

Monday 12th February 2018

Giving children and young people space to talk about mental health

Samaritans CEO Ruth Sutherland: The groundswell of support around promoting good mental health and...