News: Statistics

Tuesday 5th February 2019

Young people, the online environment and suicide

There are around 200 deaths of young people by suicide every year [1]. Every single one of these...

Thursday 20th December 2018

Suicide the second most common cause of death for homeless people, ONS stats show

New figures from the Office for National Statistics released today show that suicide is the second...

Wednesday 5th December 2018

Tackling loneliness in children and young people could save lives

Samaritans Assistant Director, Research & Influencing, Jacqui Morrissey responds to Office of...

Monday 10th September 2018

Suicide: What’s happening in the UK and what does this mean for suicide prevention?

Suicide data is crucial for understanding and preventing suicide. Last week, the Office for...

Tuesday 4th September 2018

Samaritans welcomes lowest male suicide rate in the UK for thirty years

Figures released today by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) show that male suicide is at its...