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Media Releases

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PAPYRUS opens West Midlands regional office

15th Sep 2014
Strengthening community engagement in the West Midlands   more...
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Young boxer inspires others to save young lives

2nd Jul 2014
Welterweight Adam Little talks boxing and mental fitness   more...
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Current state of mental health services is putting young people at risk

4th Mar 2014
News Release   more...
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PAPYRUS applauds UCLan initiative

25th Feb 2014
Raising awareness of mental health issues in sport   more...
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Suicide remains highest cause of death in young people

20th Feb 2014
Latest UK suicide statistics show welcome decrease in young suicide but there is no room for complacency   more...
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PAPYRUS calls on England to follow Scotland’s lead

20th Jan 2014
Preventing suicide in England: One year on   more...
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Everyone can help reduce New Year suicides

30th Dec 2013
Happy New Year ... but sadly it isn't for some. Please watch out for each other especially at this time   more...
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PAPYRUS hopes NICE guidelines will reduce young suicides

30th Sep 2013
New guidelines announced today aim to improve mental healthcare for children and young people   more...
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Wirral student organises gala fun day to help save young lives

28th Aug 2013
Actor Ricky Tomlinson opens gala fun day   more...
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Tribute concert helps save young lives

27th Aug 2013
Pete Ham Tribute concert held in aid of PAPYRUS   more...
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BBC Panorama Broken By Battle findings are no surprise

15th Jul 2013
PAPYRUS Chief Executive says this is yet one more indicator that statistics do not reveal true scale of suicide   more...
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PAPYRUS welcomes High Court pressure to improve treatment of 17 year olds in custody

26th Apr 2013
High Court to press Home Secretary to take action on unlawful treatment   more...
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PAPYRUS Newsletter now available

11th Apr 2013
Spring 2013   more...
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How people bereaved by suicide perceive newspaper reporting

20th Mar 2013
A qualiitive study   more...
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Implementing coroner system reforms

12th Mar 2013
Ministry of Justice Consultation ends 12 April 2013   more...
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Ending Mental Health Discrimination - legally

28th Feb 2013
Mental Health Discrimination Bill receives royal assent   more...
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Reducing Access to Danger Saves Lives

13th Feb 2013
Smaller paracetamol packs have led to 43% reduction in linked deaths but further measures are needed   more...
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Changing the Standard of Proof

29th Jan 2013
PAPYRUS calls for change in reaching verdicts at inquests   more...
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Suicides in the United Kingdom 2011

22nd Jan 2013
Charity concerns for young people   more...
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Hotel Group on treadmill to save lives

17th Jan 2013
Moran & Bewley's hotel staff raise £10,000   more...
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GOVERNMENT RESPONSE WEAK AND INADEQUATE

20th Dec 2012
Our response to UKCCIS Report on Parental Controls   more...
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Christmas and New Year

19th Dec 2012
Stay safe and seek help if you need it.   more...
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PAPYRUS hosts Japanese Visit

5th Dec 2012
Advising Japanese suicide prevention lead   more...
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Fundraiser wins Award

28th Nov 2012
PAPYRUS member Lynne Davies wins Blackpool Unsung Hero Gazette Education Award   more...
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Stress Awareness Day Top Tips

6th Nov 2012
National Stress Awareness Day 7 November - Young people tell us how stress affects their lives   more...
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New government suicide strategy welcomed - but could do better!

10th Sep 2012
PAPYRUS welcomes the strategy but warns that it may have little impact on reducing young suicides   more...
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Climbing challenge to remember a friend

29th Aug 2012
Wednesday 29 August sees a group of friends from the Wirral taking on the challenge of climbing highest peaks   more...
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Be sensitive over exam results

20th Aug 2012
A level and GCSE results out   more...
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Young actor singer/songwriter speaks out about youth suicide

9th Feb 2012
Tom Milner (Holby City and Waterloo Road) to be an Ambassador for PAPYRUS   more...
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Pro-suicide Internet Sites are a Threat to Young

3rd Feb 2012
Suicide prevention charity calls on government to widen CEOP remit YouGov survey reveals overwhelming support for safer...   more...
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Check in on your mates over the hols

24th Dec 2011
Waterloo Road’s Tom Milner supports suicide prevention charity’s New Year message   more...
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Teenager's music legacy to save young lives

9th Dec 2011
The family of a talented young musician has released one of his recordings in his memory   more...
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Learning from young people to prevent suicide

5th Oct 2011
Annual Conference and AGM highlights need for more research   more...
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Young Suicide: Listen and Learn

1st Oct 2011
PAPYRUS the national suicide prevention charity held their annual conference in York   more...
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National Prevention of Young Suicide Charity Calls on the Government to take action

19th Jul 2011
PAPYRUS told Minister of State for Care Services, Paul Burstow MP, this week, of its concerns for change in policy and p...   more...
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Stopping Drug Research could Increase Young Suicide

19th Jun 2011
PAPYRUS is extremely concerned by recent announcements by drug companies that they are withdrawing from research   more...
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Emmerdale

13th Jun 2011
PAPYRUS has reviewed the 7 June 2011 episode of the ITV1 soap Emmerdale depicting an assisted suicide of a young man.   more...
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PAPYRUS welcomes US sentence for encouraging suicide online

5th May 2011
US nurse sentenced to prison (subject to appeal) for assisting deaths of two young people   more...
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PAPYRUS is Recruiting

14th Apr 2011
We are developing a base in Warrington and seek key people to meet our UK-wide objectives.   more...
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PAPYRUS Welcomes US Conviction

17th Mar 2011
PAPYRUS welcomes the guilty verdict in the US on William Melchert-Dinkel, charged with aiding suicide.   more...
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More Student Awards Announced

20th Jan 2011
Student success in PAPYRUS Award for Mental Health Initiatives   more...
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Huge thanks to Deeside College

30th Nov 2010
Deeside College recognised for outstanding charity support   more...