News: Scotland

Friday 23rd October 2015

Duke and Duchess of Cambridge talk to Samaritans about young people’s mental health

Today, Samaritans is taking part in a discussion group about children’s mental health with the Duke...

Tuesday 8th September 2015

Three words could save a life, says Samaritans

To mark World Suicide Prevention Day (10 September 2015), Samaritans Scotland is encouraging anyone...

Thursday 20th August 2015

“Every One Of The 696 People Who Took Their Own Lives In Scotland In 2014 Was A Friend, Partner, Child Or Relative…”

Suicide rates in Scotland have fallen by 12.5 per cent in 2014 compared to 2013, figures released...

Tuesday 4th August 2015

Samaritans Appoints New Executive Director For Scotland

Samaritans has appointed a new Executive Director for Scotland, James Jopling.  James has worked in...

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,...