News: Suicide prevention

Wednesday 26th June 2013

Big Lottery backing for Samaritans life-saving service

A life-saving project aiming to reduce the number of people who die by suicide across the UK is...

Thursday 6th June 2013

Comment piece: the attempted suicides of Stephen Fry and Paris Jackson

Following on from the news about the attempted suicides of Stephen Fry and Paris Jackson, please...

Wednesday 22nd May 2013

Comment on study into suicide exposure and outcomes in young people

The Canadian Medical Association Journal today released a study looking at the association between...

Sunday 12th May 2013

Statement about financial stress and suicide

Rachel Kirby-Rider, Executive Director for Fundraising and Communications, said: "One in six calls...

Thursday 25th April 2013

Lords pay tribute to Samaritans and call for support on Freecall

A parliamentary debate in the House of Lords on Tuesday 23 April saw tributes paid to the work of...