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After losing his friend to suicide, Mitchell is moved to get involved

Written by our inspiring teen volunteer, Mitchell As a Helpline volunteer at Samaritans for nearly two years, my life has been enriched in ways I never predicted. Initially, my goal in becoming a Befriender (that's what we call our Helpline volunteers) was to make a dent in what I saw was a growing problem of [...]

2020-06-15T12:44:13-04:00June 15th, 2020|

Struggling with mental health issues and grief, David reaches out to our Helpline

David Cohen, suicide loss survivor, 5K participant, and user of our 24/7 Helpline, shares about his experience losing his brother, Michael, to suicide and how using Samaritans' 24/7 Helpline has helped

2020-04-10T14:02:13-04:00April 7th, 2020|

After losing her son to suicide, Maria finds comfort at SafePlace meetings

Maria Sallese, suicide loss survivor and SafePlace participant, shares about her experience losing her son Mario to suicide and how being involved with Samaritans has helped in her grief.

2020-04-07T14:42:55-04:00April 7th, 2020|

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

2020-04-07T12:53:19-04:00April 3rd, 2020|