Samaritans is a registered charity based in
the UK and Republic of Ireland that provides
confidential emotional support to any person who is depressed, despairing or suicidal;
and that increases public awareness of
issues around suicide and depression.
We are open
visiting callers: 9am - 9pm
this is available every day of
the year without an appointment.
Facilities for visitors with disabilities:
Arrangements for disabled people can
be made upon request.
Samaritans is available 24 hours a day to provide confidential emotional support for people who are experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including those which may lead to suicide.
Samaritans' vision is for a society in which:
Fewer people die by suicide
People are able to explore their feelings
People are able to acknowledge and respect the feelings of others
Samaritans' values are based on these beliefs:
The importance of having the opportunity to explore difficult feelings
That being listened to, in confidence and accepted without prejudice, can alleviate despair and suicidal feelings
That everyone has the right to make fundamental decisions about their own life, including the decision to die by suicide