A man has stopped off in Aberdeen on a charity cycle from Sussex to Shetland to raise awareness for the Samaritans charity.
Liberal Democrat MSP Alex Cole-Hamilton has urged more support for people who witness incidents such as suicides, as he revealed he still suffers nightmares after seeing a person take their own life.
EastEnders bosses have been working with Samaritans on Sean Slater’s storyline, as it was revealed the character has been contemplating suicide.
Social media giants have pledged hundreds of thousands of pounds to the Samaritans charity in a bid to rid the internet of self-harm videos and other damaging material, Health Secretary Matt Hancock said.
Campaigners in Aberdeen have called for an immediate change to mental health services as they put up protest signs at a city bridge for second time – after the original ones were removed.
A stigma remains around men seeking help if they are struggling to cope, a charity said, as a new campaign encouraging people to speak out was launched.
More than a third of men don’t ask for help when they are struggling to cope, according to new research.
Diversity is key for the charity, with volunteers needed from different backgrounds to better understand the circumstances of people who contact them.
A group of students are looking to host a sponsored walk to raise funds for charity.
Love Island star Dr Alex George has spoken about his experiences of loneliness to encourage people to listen to those who might be in need.
‘You need to know that it is OK to not be OK – but you also need to know that there are people who can help’
People in the north-east have been urged to seek help if they are struggling over the festive period.
Radio host Iain Lee has been credited with helping save a man’s life after keeping a suicidal caller on the line for 30 minutes until an ambulance arrived.
Queer Eye star Karamo Brown has revealed he tried to take his own life as he urged his fans to look after their mental health.
A charity helping north-east residents cope in a crises has received a £5,000 funding boost to help recruit more volunteers.
Staff from the north-east branch of a building society are helping in the firm’s goal to raise £250,000 in two years for charity.