'100,000 calls' to Samaritans

There has been a huge rise in the number of calls to the Samaritans, reaching 100,000 in the past two years, the charity has said.

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'100,000 calls' made to Samaritans in past two years

The number of calls made to the Samaritans has risen to five million a year Credit: Dave Thompson/PA Archive

There has been a huge rise in the number of calls to the Samaritans, reaching 100,000 in the past two years, the charity has said.

The number of calls has risen to five million per year, which the charity says is because of difficult economic conditions and general hardship.

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