News: Suicide prevention

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...

Thursday 12th May 2016

Samaritans joins new coalition to reduce male suicide

The Duke of Cambridge will be launching a coalition today to tackle the high rates of male suicide...

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...