News: United Kingdom

Thursday 7th September 2017

Suicide rates fall to six-year low

Figures released today by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) show the suicide rate in Great...

Monday 31st July 2017

We need more than business as usual - Samaritans response to Health Select Committee Report on Suicide Prevention

As the Government publishes its response to the Health Select Committee Report on Suicide...

Monday 24th July 2017

Samaritans’ Big Listen launches across the UK

Picture caption: (l to r) Tom Chapman, Jonny Benjamin MBE, Verona White, Neil Laybourn

From high streets to hair salons, supermarkets to stations, Samaritans has got the nation working...

Friday 21st July 2017

Crop, look and listen: hairdressers help Samaritans highlight the life-saving power of listening

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Samaritans is calling on hairdressers and barbers across the UK to help let people know that...

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...

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