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# Samaritans

Last year
Over 1,000 calls made to Samaritans every day, up 10% on previous year
All time
Samaritans received nearly 1,000 calls a day last year, with mental health the top concern
Isolation and loneliness among key concerns raised by callers to Samaritans last year
Opinion: Samaritans volunteers are a community of ordinary people who care deeply about others
Anonymous Samaritan
'Enjoying the kids playing with presents will have to wait': Heading out to work on Christmas day
Suicide is killing the most disadvantaged and vulnerable people in Ireland
New Facebook tools allow you to help someone who might be at risk of suicide
Want to support family or friends who may be having a hard time? Try some active listening
"Problems feel smaller when you share them" - if you're not feeling OK, let someone know
If you've got 99 problems, your relationship is probably one*
'Just by being there for a friend, we can keep life itself'
Man rescued after trying to hang himself outside Leinster House
More people were worried about their finances last year compared to 2013
Why getting enough sleep is vital - and how to get it
Samaritans seeks legal advice over controversial new 'suicide prevention app'
Is the new Samaritans app an invasion of privacy or will it save lives?
Opinion: The GAA and Samaritans both have an ethos of giving rather than taking
Samaritans' volunteers will highlight their work at a location near you this summer
The Samaritans is changing its phone number to a free one
Samaritans to focus on effect of the internet on people with suicidal thoughts
Samaritans received more than 10,000 calls over Christmas
Column: I volunteer with Samaritans every Christmas. Here's why...
Anonymous Samaritan
Calls to Samaritans helpline down but people "still hurting very much"
Rouen, Robin Hood and Real Madrid: The week in numbers
Samaritans' SMS service reveals high levels of self-harm
Samaritans report rise in family and financial worries
No concerns for Samaritans confidentiality under Children First bill
One in every six calls to Samaritans were recession-related
Suicide helplines experiencing more calls from worried family members
Samaritans celebrates 10 years of prisoner listener scheme
Major report explores reasons behind male suicide
Samaritans to receive new freephone number from next year
Samaritans volunteer on cusp of completing 24:7 bike challenge
Column: Suicide isn’t wanting to die. It’s not being able to bear living.
Dan Neville
Samaritans take to the streets of Dublin's north inner city
Tragic death of marathon runner inspires over $1 million in donations
Over €300k raised for charity after death of London Marathon runner
London Marathon death: over £22k donated to Claire's charity