News: Scotland

Tuesday 30th June 2015

The High Cost Of Keeping Quiet: 1 In 3 Avoid Sharing Problems For Fear Of Being A Burden. Talk To Us

Nearly a third of people in the UK say they don’t like to burden others with their problems,...

Wednesday 3rd June 2015

Samaritans' volunteers help more people in Scotland to feel better understood

Samaritans’ volunteers in Scotland responded to more than 230,000 calls for help last year. Figures...

Thursday 14th August 2014

Samaritans on Scottish suicide figures

Andrew Sim, Executive Director for Samaritans in Scotland, on the 2013 suicide statistics said:  “...

Monday 21st July 2014

Samaritans' Prison Listener Scheme Scottish 20th Anniversary event - workshop report

On 9th May we marked 20 years of the Samaritans Prison Listener Scheme in Scotland with an event at...

Wednesday 14th May 2014

Samaritans Scotland team up with Breathing Space for 600 mile cycle ride

Andrew Sim, Samaritans' Executive Director for Scotland has teamed up with Breathing Space National...