News: Suicide prevention

Wednesday 31st August 2016

Samaritans Scotland responds to Health and Sport Committee's call for views

  In July, as part of its first call for evidence of the new parliamentary session, the Scottish...

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...

Wednesday 15th June 2016

Samaritans statement on the international release of Facebook's suicide prevention tool

Samaritans Head of Press & PR, Lynsey Pollard: “Social media is a tool that some people use to...

Thursday 26th May 2016

Parents, don’t panic about exam stress, says Samaritans

Exam stress in teenagers - suicide prevention with Samaritans

In light of a report released yesterday about suicide in children and young people, citing exams as...

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...