News: Suicide prevention

Thursday 28th February 2013

Suicide debate in the House of Commons

On 6th Feb 2013 a House of Commons debate took place on the subject of suicide. The motion on...

Tuesday 22nd January 2013

Press release: Samaritans' comment on the 2011 Office for National Statistics suicide figures

Commenting on the 2011 Office for National Statistics (ONS) suicide figures released today, Stephen...

Thursday 20th December 2012

Irish President Michael D Higgins supports our Listener Scheme

The President of Ireland, Michael D Higgins, attended an event in Cloverhill Prison last Friday, 14...

Thursday 13th December 2012

Samaritans’ media briefing: Reporting on the death of nurse Jacintha Saldanha

There is strong evidence suggesting that imitational suicides occur as a result of extensive media...

Friday 9th November 2012

Press release: Wales Minister for Health and Social Services backs Samaritans' campaign

Minister for Health and Social Services in Wales, Lesley Griffiths AM came out in support of...

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