Bus campaign celebrates Stockport Samaritans anniversary

12 Jun 2019 12:36

This year is a big year for Stockport Samaritans who are celebrating their 40th anniversary having opened in 1979.

We estimate we've taken over a MILLION calls to those in need in this time - and to mark this amazing statistic, exactly 40 buses across Stockport have been branded with Samaritan ads from this week. We hope this will spread awareness to another million callers.

Every year, there are around 25-30 suicides in Stockport. Stockport Samaritans provides a vital listening service to those who are struggling, and Samaritans can be contacted anytime, 24/7 via phone 116 123 or email:  jo@samaritans.org. From our base in Heaton Moor, Stockport Samaritans has over 100 volunteers. We are all here to listen, offer no judgement, no pressure, and help you work through what's on your mind. We'll never tell you what to do. This approach has not changed in our 40 years.

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