News: Suicide prevention

Friday 21st July 2017

Samaritans’ response to new figures suggesting a fall in suicides in England and Wales

Responding to the Office of National Statistics (ONS) data on deaths in England and Wales in 2016,...

Friday 30th June 2017

15,000 rail staff trained by Samaritans in suicide prevention

Samaritans has trained 15,000 rail and British Transport Police staff in suicide prevention skills

Around 1 in 6 rail staff is now trained to prevent people taking their lives on the railway, as...

Wednesday 14th June 2017

Behind the scenes at Hollyoaks

Samaritans’ Media Advisor, Lorna Fraser, talks about working with the cast and crew of Channel 4’s...

Friday 9th June 2017

Suicide can’t wait, Samaritans tells Downing St

Samaritans CEO Ruth Sutherland speaking at a 2017 Parliamentary reception

Samaritans is calling on the next government to make suicide prevention a top priority, and to...

Friday 9th June 2017

Samaritans works with Hollyoaks on Scott Drinkwell’s storyline

Ross Adams plays Hollyoaks’ Scott Drinkwell

Samaritans has been working with the cast and crew of Channel 4’s Hollyoaks on a plotline where...