The Baton of Hope tour kicked off in Glasgow with an Olympic-style torch being carried by survivors, bereaved families and a host of familiar faces determined to change the national conversation around suicid Our natione.

Our national correspondent, Tom Parmenter, walked with families on their way to Edinburgh.

Anyone feeling emotionally distressed or suicidal can call Samaritans for help on 116 123 or email in the UK. In the US, call the Samaritans branch in your area or 1 (800) 273-TALK.