News Update

  • 20.01.2015

    The Hewlett-Packard HK SAR Limited named The Samaritans the beneficiary of their HK$50,000 donation through their participation in the HKSAR Charity Football Invitation Tournament in December 2014. The company’s gift confirms that suicide prevention and providing emotional support requires everyone’s support, and that this social issue is of concern among the business community.

  • 13.01.2015

    This episode will focus on introducing The Samaritans and fives an overview of the issue of emotional difficulties faced by peoples in Hong Kong.  There will be first-hand experience sharing by one of our volunteers and a student who graduated from the Young Samaritans Peer Support Programme (YSPSP) on the following two episodes. Click here to watch this first episode.

  • 15.12.2014

    Thanks a group of students from Renaissance College who utilize Junior Achievement Trade Fair on Saturday 13th December to help raising fund to support our suicide prevention and emotional support services.

  • 15.12.2014

      Thanks Radio-i-Care interviewed us to share the successful stories of our youth suicide prevention outreach programme.

  • 13.11.2014

    Following the successful fundraising movie premiere of ‘Voyage” earlier this month, Director Scud and the film company Artwalker is partnering with The Samaritans again to further their supports. For HK$200, you will get the exclusive ‘Voyage” photo album along with two complimentary tickets, of which $100 will be donated to The Samaritans to support of works on suicide prevention. The offers are available on a first-come-first-serve basis and while stocks last. Email


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The Samaritans are here to listen, no matter how disturbing or ordinary the problem may seem. We do not give advice, or tell you what to do. We are here to offer unconditional emotional support.

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Because we know emotional distress does not discriminate or choose its time, we are always here for our callers, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.   Because suicide continues to be one of the leading causes of death in Hong Kong, we have to do as much as we can, despite limited resources, to raise emotional health awareness and to encourage people in need to seek emotional support.   People