News: United Kingdom

Monday 18th December 2017

Cross-party MPs make Christmas pledge to prevent suicide in 2018

Sign on the dotted line: MPs will be pledging to keep suicide prevention at the top of the agenda

MPs from all parties are getting together to sign a pledge to support suicide prevention in 2018 at...

Monday 18th December 2017

Suicides fall in Northern Ireland but rates still ‘alarmingly high’

The suicide rate in Northern Ireland has gone down by 7.6 per cent in the last year, ONS statistics...

Monday 11th December 2017

Samaritans volunteers set to listen for a hundred thousand hours this Christmas

Mental health, family, isolation and loneliness expected to be top concerns Samaritans volunteers...

Tuesday 5th December 2017

Celebrities give the gift of listening in Samaritans' festive fashion auction

Ties donated to Samaritans by Charlie Watts and Sir Mick Jagger

Ties and scarves owned by Sir Mick Jagger, Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts, comedian Stephen...

Wednesday 1st November 2017

Emotional resilience sessions for prisoners will help prevent suicide, conference told

Providing the right support to prisoners at the right time is crucial to preventing suicide and...

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