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Samaritans' mission
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
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
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

  • 24 hour availability
  • Confidentiality
  • Honesty
  • Emotionally Supportive
  • Carefully Structured
  • Seld-Determination

Address: Samaritans,
  112 Marlborough Street,
  Dublin 1.
Tel: 01 - 872 7700
Lo-call: 1850 60 90 90
Text Message: 087 2 60 90 90

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