News: Scotland

Wednesday 27th June 2018

Samaritans Scotland concern over increase in young male suicides

  Statistics released today show 680 people took their own lives in Scotland last year, which...

Wednesday 13th June 2018

New funding ‘vital first step’ towards improving suicide prevention in Scotland, says Samaritans Scotland

                                                   Samaritans in Scotland has welcomed the...

Monday 19th February 2018

Those directly affected by suicide to help shape Scottish Government's Suicide Prevention Action Plan

The views of over 100 people who have been directly affected by suicide will today be presented...

Monday 20th November 2017

Scottish Government debate: Suicide Prevention - Samaritans Scotland briefing

  On the 21st November MSPs will debate suicide prevention in Scotland. Samaritans Scotland...

Tuesday 14th November 2017

We need better support for people struggling to cope, says Samaritans Scotland

  Samaritans Scotland is calling for better care for people in crisis and those at risk of suicide...