News: Scotland

Friday 9th September 2016

Five myths about suicide in Scotland set straight

Suicide is a topic laden with myths and half-truths. Following last month’s new report on Suicide...

Monday 5th September 2016

70 organisations come together to say it’s okay to talk this world suicide prevention day

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Members of the National Suicide Prevention Alliance (NSPA) team up with Andy’s Man Clubs to...

Wednesday 31st August 2016

Samaritans Scotland responds to Health and Sport Committee's call for views

  In July, as part of its first call for evidence of the new parliamentary session, the Scottish...

Wednesday 10th August 2016

Samaritans Scotland urges action on suicide and inequality

Suicides in Scotland have fallen for the fifth year running. In 2015, 672 people took their own...

Tuesday 10th May 2016

Samaritans Scotland comment on the sad news of young footballer’s death

It is tragic to hear the news of young footballer Chris Mitchell who sadly took his own life last...