News: United Kingdom

Friday 8th February 2019

Good progress is being made, but bold changes are needed to reduce harmful online content, says Samaritans

Samaritans welcomes Instagram’s commitment to remove graphic self-harm content from its site, but...

Tuesday 5th February 2019

We must provide more services and do more to reach high risk groups, minister tells NSPA conference

Thirteen people a day in the UK die by suicide and everyone needs to be committed to saving more...

Tuesday 22nd January 2019

Samaritans’ Brew Monday is a ‘tea-rrific’ success with 100,000 teabag giveaway

Samaritans’ Brew Monday event on 21st January 2019 was a tea-rrific success with 100,000 branded...

Monday 21st January 2019

Celebri-teas stand up to loneliness for Samaritans’ Brew Monday

Reaching out to someone could make all the difference, says Love Island’s Dr Alex George A&E...

Thursday 20th December 2018

Suicide the second most common cause of death for homeless people, ONS stats show

New figures from the Office for National Statistics released today show that suicide is the second...