News: United Kingdom

Wednesday 25th May 2016

'Take Young People’s Mental Health Seriously' says Samaritans

Commenting on today’s major report Suicide by children and young people in England, a report by the...

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...