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    Campaign (29 Apr 2019)

    Social media to work with Samaritans on tackling self-harm content

    SAMARITANS will be working with FACEBOOK, GOOGLE, INSTAGRAM and SNAPCHAT to tackle content that promotes suicide and self-harm. Representatives from the four brands have met with the government and the charity to discuss how to eliminate self-harm videos from their respective platforms. 

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    Campaign (20 Mar 2019)

    Samaritans campaign uses handwriting of real men

    SAMARITANS new campaign features messages from real men using their own handwriting who have experienced depression and suicide attempts. 'Real people, real stories' by MOTHER encourages men who need help to contact the charity for free on 116 123 or at Samaritans.org. The work was developed with GOODSTUFF with support from NATIONAL RAIL and TALKSPORT. TalkSPORT will partner with Samaritans for an editorial series that highlights the positive impact of real men's stories, using sport as a vehicle to talk about mental and emotional wellbeing. The campaign will be supported by out-of-home activity focusing on key geographical areas and a digital campaign which will use behavioural triggers to identify those who show signs of vulnerability.

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