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The Samaritans are proud to participate in an exciting new project for youth called ‘Ray of Light’. Click here to watch the video

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Seven News reaches out to help spread the Samaritans’ message!
2017 continues to be a strong year for the Samaritans, with Seven News recently adding our organisation to their contacts, spreading our message of support to those in crisis or at risk of suicide. With more and more Australians diagnosed with depression and anxiety, it is more important than ever those at risk understand the range of support systems the Samaritans provide. These include one of the only 24/7 anonymous crisi...
Samaritans turn 50!
For over 50 years The Samaritans has been helping Western Australians by providing 24/7 anonymous crisis line support. Last month we gathered together our current volunteer team, past volunteers, current and present Board Members and our supporters to celebrate this special anniversary.   The Samaritans was started in WA by David Woodroffe in July 1967 and our journey has been an amazing one, with a common bond a...
The Samaritans are turning 50!
2017 marks the 50th Anniversary of Samaritans in Perth. For the past 50 years the Samaritans have supported countless callers and have seen thousands of people walk through our doors in Subiaco and volunteer their time. Our 50th celebrations are started during National Volunteer Week (8th – 14th May) for past and present volunteers. Volunteering WA has generously supported our 50th birthday event, which saw volunteers from ...
ABC 720 Breakfast with Eoin Cameron
When Eoin Cameron asked his listeners about missed opportunities, and wishing you'd said something to someone but never did, Sarah Hartnup from the Samaritans didn't miss her opportunity to tell everybody about the great work the Samaritans do every day. You can listen to the interview below.