News: Statistics

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...

Thursday 4th February 2016

New suicide statistics: unravelling the complex picture and encouraging people to talk more openly about suicide

By Hazel Nunn 6,122 suicide deaths were registered in the UK in 2014 and are a stark reminder of...

Tuesday 2nd February 2016

Samaritans' comment on figures showing increase in female suicide in England

A leading suicide prevention academic has revealed that female suicide in England is at its highest...

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