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Samaritans is a UK-based charity that has been providing emotional support to individuals in need for over 60 years. Founded in 1953 by a vicar named Chad Varah, the charity’s main goal is to reduce the number of people who die by suicide. With over 20,000 volunteers across 201 branches, Samaritans offers a 24/7 helpline for those in distress, as well as face-to-face support and outreach programs. The charity’s volunteers are trained to provide non-judgmental and confidential support to anyone who is struggling with their mental health, feeling lonely or isolated, or going through a difficult time in their life. Samaritans also works towards raising awareness and breaking the stigma surrounding mental health, encouraging people to talk openly about their feelings and seek help when needed. In addition to its support services, Samaritans also conducts research and campaigns for policy changes to improve mental health services and prevent suicide. The charity relies on donations and fundraising efforts to continue its vital work, and every contribution helps in saving lives. With the increasing demand for mental health support, Samaritans remains committed to providing a safe and compassionate space for those in need, reminding us that we are never alone in our struggles.