News: Statistics

Tuesday 20th September 2016

Action is needed to tackle rise in prison suicides, says Samaritans

Samaritans is calling on the Government to recruit and retain more prison staff in the face of...

Wednesday 15th June 2016

Samaritans urges men to look after their friendships

Strong friendships are important for good mental health, yet men are less likely to turn to their...

Thursday 19th May 2016

Statistics tell only half the story of the devastation left by suicide, says Samaritans

Samaritans says official statistics on the numbers of people who die by suicide are just one part...

Tuesday 23rd February 2016

A nation of listeners but no one wants to talk

Ian Stevens - Network Rail, Ruth Sutherland - Samaritans CEO, Paul Plummer - Rail Delivery Group

Samaritans launches We Listen campaign supported by Network Rail While most of us like to think we’...

Thursday 4th February 2016

Women's suicide rates rise

Suicide rates in women have gone up in England, according to the figures from 2014 released by the...

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