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The Samaritans, a suicide prevention charity, was established in 1953 by Chad Varah, becoming the world's first telephone support service. Now they have 201 branches across the UK and Republic of Ireland, and with over 20,000 volunteers helping them achieve their goal of suicide prevention and mental health support.

The Samaritans have recently published an article showcasing the report highlighting the link between socioeconomic disadvantage and suicidal behaviour.

To read the full article click here.

To read the 'Dying from Inequality Report' click here.

Article published by the Samaritans: May 2017


The above article and report links strongly to the Warwickshire Suicide Prevention Strategy, published by Warwickshire Country Council and partners. The report is a very interesting and insightful read, providing facts and figures and a clear action plan. Click here to read the full report.

If you suspect that you, or someone you know are subject to any form of Abuse or harm, click here to see how to recognise and report.

If you are concerned about yours, or someone else's mental health and would like further guidance and support, visit the below websites for more info:

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