The Good Samaritans
The Carlat Psychiatry Report, Volume 2, Number 11, November 2004
Daniel Carlat, MD
Dr. Carlat has disclosed that he has no significant relationships with or financial interests in any commercial companies pertaining to this educational activity.
The suicide-prevention organization Samaritans was founded in 1953 in the UK by a Church of England vicar named Chad Varah. He writes, “It had been 18 years since I made my debut in the ministry by burying a 14-year old girl who’d killed herself when her periods started, thinking it was VD.”