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Friday 30th June 2017

15,000 rail staff trained by Samaritans in suicide prevention

Samaritans has trained 15,000 rail and British Transport Police staff in suicide prevention skills

Around 1 in 6 rail staff is now trained to prevent people taking their lives on the railway, as...

Wednesday 31st May 2017

Calls to Samaritans reach record high

Samaritans volunteers responded to more than 5.7 million calls for help in 2016, an increase of...

Friday 10th March 2017

“It’s not fair, it’s not right and it’s got to change”

Samaritans CEO Ruth Sutherland on socioeconomic disadvantage and suicide Suicide is killing the...

Monday 6th March 2017

Inequality, driving people to suicide

As Samaritans releases a report ahead of Wednesday’s Budget linking inequality with a higher risk...

Thursday 10th November 2016

Suicidal patients need better online support from clinicians and help groups

Improve clinicians’ understanding of the online world, review web-based support services for...

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