Samaritan hotline breaks caller record… by 2,000

Samaritan hotline SOS Voz Amiga has broken new ground this year, attending over 6,000 calls – that’s 2,000 more than for the same period in 2018. To commemorate International Suicide Prevention Day, the hotline is running a 60-hour marathon, from midday today to midnight on Tuesday. Says the association behind the hotline: “We have to listen to mental health”.

 For anyone who doesn’t know, SOS Voz Amiga can be dialled on 213 544 545.

It also has its own Facebook page.