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High school student and suicide loss survivor learns to help those who suffer

Olivia Weber, suicide loss survivor, describes her experience at Samaritans' suicide prevention workshop and how the skills she learned can help others who are struggling

2020-04-03T16:28:49-04:00April 3rd, 2020|

Meet the Samaritans 2020 Marathon Team (Part 2)

The Samaritans 2020 Boston Marathon team is off to a record-breaking start, with more than $151,000 raised toward our team goal of $180,000 and 67 days to go! The 14 dedicated runners on this team are loss survivors, volunteers, and folks who have benefited from our programs and services. Each month leading up to the big day, we’ll be highlighting members of our outstanding team. This month, Caroline, Casey, Doug, and Jacqui share their experiences preparing for the 2020 Boston Marathon.

2020-02-12T12:38:25-05:00February 12th, 2020|

Executive Director Reflections: What Connects Me to Samaritans’ Mission

Executive Director, Kathy Marchi, will share her insights each month on our new blog series Executive Director Reflections. In February 2020, she reflects on what connects her to Samaritans' mission.

2020-02-13T12:24:53-05:00February 11th, 2020|

Guest Blog: Be Beautifully Simply You

In our guest blog series, we invite folks with lived experiences of suicidality to share the story of their pain and their healing. In this month's post, Ivy Watts, founder of Beautifully Simply You, shares how her feelings of inadequacy and worthlessness contributed to suicidal thoughts, and the steps of self love she took to regain her life.

2020-01-17T16:26:50-05:00January 17th, 2020|

Kathleen Marchi joins Samaritans as Executive Director

The Board of Directors is pleased to announce Kathleen (Kathy) Marchi has joined Samaritans, Inc. as our new Executive Director and President. In this leadership position, Kathy will represent our life-saving suicide prevention mission and values to external audiences at city, state, regional, national, and international levels. She will collaborate with other organizations in the [...]

2019-12-04T10:07:22-05:00December 4th, 2019|