News: Suicide prevention

Thursday 19th November 2015

Our strategy to help men at risk of suicide needs a radical rethink

To tackle the high rates of male suicide we need a radical rethink of the way we look at...

Thursday 19th November 2015

A stronger approach to tackling the epidemic of male suicide is needed says Samaritans

Samaritans welcomes the Parliamentary debate about the unacceptably high levels of male suicide...

Monday 2nd November 2015

Prison Listeners Perform An Invaluable Role: Prisons Minister Andrew Selous

Prison Listeners and Samaritans volunteers do “fantastic work” across the prison system by...

Tuesday 29th September 2015

10,000 rail staff trained to provide emotional first aid

More than ten thousand railway staff have now been trained to spot and help vulnerable people at...

Wednesday 23rd September 2015

We need more barriers to suicide

Samaritans press statement Ruth Sutherland, CEO of Samaritans, said:  “A person focused on taking...