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About Samaritans Southcoast - Overview: 
For 40 years, Samaritans Southcoast, Inc. has answered calls from anyone of any age needing emotional support, suicide prevention, and crisis intervention.  As southeastern Massachusetts’ 988 suicide and crisis lifeline, Samaritans Southcoast serves Bristol and Norfolk counties by providing high-quality suicide prevention services and support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, answering 25,000 calls a year.  In addition to the hotline, Samaritans Southcoast’s services include Safe Place for suicide loss survivors, Kare Calls for senior citizens, and education and outreach in the community.  As a fully remote center, we employ highly-skilled, trained, caring, and compassionate listeners from around the country who embody our mission “to reduce and prevent future suicides from occurring, to bring attention to the causes of suicide, to eliminate the stigma of suicide, and to support the survivors of suicide victims.”  
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