Chapter 10: Join us

In the next hour, Samaritans will respond to almost 400 calls for help.

Behind the scenes, we will be working all hours to help people feel more hopeful about the future. We will strive to be seen and trusted by anyone who needs support – pushing for change to prevent suicide and ensuring that we remain fit for the future, and that in five years’ time we can answer each and every person who is in need of support in the way that is most beneficial for them.

Of course, none of these plans can be realised unless individuals and organisations continue to choose to support us, whether through campaigning, sharing their experiences or volunteering, as well as fundraising or donating, and we are so thankful to everyone who does, even during the most difficult times.

We need your help. These are some of the ways you can join us to make sure fewer lives are lost to suicide:

It is possible to build a compassionate and caring society in Scotland where no one feels they need to face their struggles alone. We are hopeful. We look forward to listening, and to speaking up, with you."

Amanda Millar, Scotland Trustee and Committee Chair

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