News: Scotland

Thursday 9th August 2018

Samaritans Scotland welcomes new Suicide Prevention Action Plan shaped by lived experience

Samaritans Scotland has today welcomed the publication of the Scottish Government’s new Suicide...

Monday 6th August 2018

See the person, not the exam result

Young people getting their exam results this week must not be put under unacceptable pressure, says...

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...