News: Statistics

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...

Tuesday 2nd February 2016

National Wellbeing Survey

Talking about emotional wellbeing is crucial Samaritans CEO Ruth Sutherland said: “We welcome the...

Tuesday 8th September 2015

Let's talk about suicide to change lives say Samaritans

Samaritans has launched its first Impact Report for Northern Ireland at Stormont today, with a call...

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...