News: United Kingdom

Thursday 19th May 2016

Statistics tell only half the story of the devastation left by suicide, says Samaritans

Samaritans says official statistics on the numbers of people who die by suicide are just one part...

Tuesday 17th May 2016

Samaritans praises EastEnders for tackling Peggy Mitchell’s story

Leading suicide prevention charity Samaritans has praised BBC1 soap opera, EastEnders, for working...

Thursday 12th May 2016

Samaritans joins new coalition to reduce male suicide

The Duke of Cambridge will be launching a coalition today to tackle the high rates of male suicide...

Thursday 5th May 2016

Masculinity is what we make it, says Samaritans' CEO

CEO Ruth on Masculinity - Samaritans - photo credit ©Chris Williamson

Society’s expectations of masculinity pile the pressure on men, which can be a factor in the high...

Wednesday 4th May 2016

Calling all politicians: we need everybody’s help to save lives, says Samaritans

Samaritans is calling on politicians standing for election in England tomorrow to make preventing...