News: United Kingdom

Monday 9th January 2017

Government has listened to us on suicide prevention strategy, says Samaritans

“Suicide devastates thousands of families, workplaces and communities in England every year....

Monday 9th January 2017

Suicide kills three times more people than road traffic accidents, we urgently need to act

Samaritans today welcomes the government’s focus on improved mental health services and...

Friday 30th December 2016

Samaritans' work with EastEnders on the Lee Carter storyline

Soaps can play a really effective role in raising awareness of sensitive issues, including suicide...

Friday 30th December 2016

Samaritans volunteers recognised in 2017 New Year Honours

Five Samaritans volunteers have been rewarded for their achievements in the 2016 New Year honours...

Sunday 18th December 2016

Government needs to take action on suicide to stop preventable deaths, says Samaritans

A report from the Health Select Committee on suicide prevention released today (19th December) has...