News: Scotland

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...

Thursday 28th September 2017

Share your views on suicide prevention in Scotland

NHS Health Scotland, Samaritans in Scotland, the Health and Social Care Academy (part of the Health...

Friday 8th September 2017

More than 90 per cent of people don’t know the true extent of suicide, survey finds

Most people have no idea about the numbers of people who die by suicide every year in the UK, a...