News: Suicide prevention

Friday 8th February 2019

Good progress is being made, but bold changes are needed to reduce harmful online content, says Samaritans

Samaritans welcomes Instagram’s commitment to remove graphic self-harm content from its site, but...

Tuesday 5th February 2019

We must provide more services and do more to reach high risk groups, minister tells NSPA conference

Thirteen people a day in the UK die by suicide and everyone needs to be committed to saving more...

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...

Tuesday 22nd January 2019

To save lives lost to suicide we need to make more progress on prevention says Samaritans

We need to make suicide prevention a priority at the heart of government, with everyone working...

Monday 21st January 2019

Celebri-teas stand up to loneliness for Samaritans’ Brew Monday

Reaching out to someone could make all the difference, says Love Island’s Dr Alex George A&E...