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
In our volunteer blog series, Helpline volunteers share their experiences of training, answering their first calls, and growing to love being on the other end of the line for someone in need.
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.
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.
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.
Executive Director, Kathy Marchi, will share her insights each month on our new blog series Executive Director Reflections. In January 2020, she reflects on what she has learned in month#1.
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 [...]
Learn more about Kennedy's Crew who is running the Samaritans 5K Run/Walk for Suicide Prevention on September 28!
Learn more about the Michael H.K. Cohen Fundraising Team who is running the Samaritans 5K Run/Walk for Suicide Prevention on September 28!
Learn more about Team March for Marisa who is running the Samaritans 5K Run/Walk for Suicide Prevention on September 28!