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YOU ARE NOT ALONE

Do you feel sad, lonely, hopeless, or suicidal? We’re here to listen to you, 24 hours a day.

Samaritans works to prevent suicide and support those who have lost someone to suicide. Each year, 300+ volunteers answer more than 75,000 calls and text messages on our Helpline.

If you need to talk to someone about how you’re feeling, grieve the loss of a loved one to suicide, or learn how to help others in crisis, you can find support with us.

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Upcoming Events

  • Samaritans 21st Annual 5K Run/Walk for Suicide Prevention
    Saturday, September 28, 2018
    DCR Artesani Park
    Register today!

OUR SERVICES

Samaritans provides life saving suicide prevention services throughout Greater Boston, MetroWest, and across Massachusetts. Our services are free, confidential, and nonjudgmental.

“Thank you to Samaritans for saving lives. I am so grateful and wanted you to know what a difference you truly make.”

Helpline caller

“Going to SafePlace is my life support. We have a common denominator — we can be there for each other.”

SafePlace attendee

“This workshop opened my eyes to the fact that students want to be heard — but often we must ask and be direct about it.”

School workshop participant

LATEST BLOG POSTS

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Introducing Megan Wirth, Volunteer Coordinator

Megan Wirth joined Samaritans as a Volunteer Coordinator in June 2019. She started at Samaritans as a Helpline volunteer in January 2018 and quickly grew to love Samaritans’ mission and environment.

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YOU CAN HELP PREVENT SUICIDE

Each day, thousands of people in Massachusetts struggle with loneliness, depression, and suicidal feelings. By supporting Samaritans as a volunteer or donor, you can give these people the caring, compassionate support they need.

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