News: Suicide prevention

Monday 8th February 2016

Prisoners are more likely to take their own lives

Prisoners are 5-10 times more likely to take their own lives than those in the general population,...

Wednesday 27th January 2016

Comment on the study ‘Bereavement by suicide as a risk factor for suicide attempt’ published in BMJ Open

Samaritans CEO Ruth Sutherland has welcomed research from University College London carried out by...

Monday 11th January 2016

Samaritans calls for more emphasis on suicide prevention

Samaritans welcomes the £1bn funding for mental health services in England, as the first joined-up...

Sunday 13th December 2015

Samaritans poised to take calls as new survey reveals extent of festive loneliness and isolation

Embargoed: 00:01 Monday 14 December 2015.  Samaritans has released new figures showing the extent...

Friday 4th December 2015

Nobody needs to feel alone this Christmas

Actress Roxanne Pallett backs Samaritans' Christmas message Actress Roxanne Pallett, renowned for...