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Latest News

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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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World Suicide Prevention Day 2014

8th Sep 2014
One World Connected   more...
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Worried your child is depressed?

2nd Sep 2014
A new guide for parents offers free, expert help   more...
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In Preparation for Exam Results

13th Aug 2014
Our suicide prevention advisors offer the following advice over the next few days...   more...
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National Confidential Inquiry Report Published

15th Jul 2014
Important recommendations   more...
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Young boxer is an inspiration

2nd Jul 2014
Welterweight Adam Little 'in conversation' with Malcolm Rae OBE talks boxing and mental fitness   more...
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Conference and AGM 2014

28th Jun 2014
PAPYRUS AGM   more...
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Nurses vote to prevent suicide

17th Jun 2014
RCN votes in favour of suicide prevention training   more...
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National investigation into child suicide launched

5th Jun 2014
University of Manchester   more...
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Suicide Bereavement Support Partnership

4th Jun 2014
Working together nationally   more...
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Mental Health Awareness Week - Anxiety

12th May 2014
12-18th May   more...
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PAPYRUS Newsletter now online

2nd May 2014
Read all about PAPYRUS here   more...
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Around 60% of People Who Contemplate or Attempt Suicide Do Not Receive Treatment

2nd May 2014
New Study findings   more...
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Are you our new development worker?

22nd Apr 2014
PAPYRUS is recruiting.   more...
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PAPYRUS Conference 2014

3rd Apr 2014
Saturday 28 June 2014: Aston University Conference Centre, Birmingham   more...
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Report into young suicides in Wales published

20th Mar 2014
Thematic review of young deaths through probable suicide, 2006-2012   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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Lord Eames questions HM Government

28th Feb 2014
Young suicide prevention debate in House of Lords   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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Guide to Coroners' Services published

24th Feb 2014
Ministry of Justice guidance available   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 supports Safer Internet Day

11th Feb 2014
Renewed call for regulation of suicide-promoting sites   more...
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National Suicide Prevention Alliance

24th Jan 2014
Call to Action Annual Report and new alliance formed   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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Help us reduce young suicide - find out how

16th Jan 2014
Open meeting in Cheshire for all concerned about mental wellbeing of young people   more...
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Northumbria Lifesavers Trained

18th Nov 2013
University hosts PAPYRUS training   more...
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Anti-Bullying Week 2013

17th Nov 2013
18-22 November ABW2013   more...
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Latest Newsletter now available

1st Nov 2013
Making sure young people have a place to turn   more...
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Changes in Coroners’ practice may be compromising quality of suicide statistics

31st Oct 2013
Findings form part of influential report aimed at reducing suicide and non-fatal self-harm   more...
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Lessons from North America

22nd Oct 2013
Self-harm & Suicide Prevention, Intervention & Postvention   more...
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November Ball, Copthorne Hotel, West Sussex

1st Oct 2013
7pm, Saturday 9th November 2013   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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Exploring Internet Use in relation to suicidal behaviour

26th Sep 2013
Tell us about your experience   more...
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Annessa's Story

25th Sep 2013
PAPYRUS Area Reps make a difference   more...
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Online Suicide Memorials: Research

24th Sep 2013
Meaning Making, Making Sense, and Managing Trauma   more...
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Charity bracelets on sale now

20th Sep 2013
Send the gift of strength, friendship & happiness   more...
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New study suggests Recession likely cause of increase in 2009 suicide rates

19th Sep 2013
Research findings: BMJ 2013;347:f5239   more...
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World Suicide Prevention Day 2013

8th Sep 2013
STIGMA: a major barrier to suicide prevention   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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ASIST success

16th Aug 2013
Caregiver competences improved   more...
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Young women with eating disorders at greater risk of attempting suicide?

1st Aug 2013
New study questioned   more...
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A Place of Safety?

31st Jul 2013
File on 4 documentary highlights lessons not being learned   more...
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Social Inclusion and People Living with Schizophrenia

30th Jul 2013
New study project seeks participants   more...
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Chief Coroner: Implementation of Coroners and Justice Act 2009

25th Jul 2013
News release: 25 July 2013   more...
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PRIME MINISTER’S COMMITMENT

24th Jul 2013
PAPYRUS welcome the PM's commitment to better protection online   more...
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BBC Panorama Broken By Battle findings are no surprise

15th Jul 2013
Yet one more indicator that statistics do not reveal true scale of suicide   more...
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Join us for HOPEWalk 2013

12th Jul 2013
A new national fundraising initiative   more...
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National Confidental Inquiry Report 2013

4th Jul 2013
Patient suicides rise in England   more...
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PAPYRUS Conference Success

1st Jul 2013
Thank you to all who attended this year's event   more...
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Help Is At Hand

20th Jun 2013
National Advisory Group Wales launches resource   more...
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Accenture Ltd show support

18th Jun 2013
Employees take part in global challenge   more...
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Counsellors take PAPYRUS training

17th Jun 2013
ASIST course improves skills   more...
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Men's Mental Health Week

5th Jun 2013
PAPYRUS at Parliamentary discussions   more...
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National Volunteers' Week

3rd Jun 2013
Find out how you can get involved   more...
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Charity Craft Fair

18th May 2013
10.30 - 4.30pm,18th May 2013, Pin Green Community Centre   more...
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PAPYRUS Newsletter now available

11th Apr 2013
Spring 2013   more...
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New Area Representatives briefed

26th Mar 2013
Working in a community near you   more...
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Let’s talk suicide before it’s too late

11th Mar 2013
A concerned GP's view   more...
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Training saves lives

23rd Feb 2013
Another cohort trained in ASIST   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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Together for Mental Health

6th Jun 2012
Consultation on Mental Health in Wales   more...
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Saving Young Lives - PAPYRUS Members' Conference 2012

30th May 2012
Come and meet other members of PAPYRUS and hear about the work of our charity   more...
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ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2012

29th May 2012
Invitation to members and the general public   more...
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Doing Good Does You Good

22nd May 2012
Mental Health Awareness Week 2012   more...
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Help to prevent young suicides in London and South England

16th Mar 2012
Join us in Eastleigh, Hampshire on 19th April and London on 21st April to discuss how you might help raise awareness in ...   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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Safer Internet Day 2012

7th Feb 2012
Saving Lives in a Digital Age   more...
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suicideTALK

5th Jan 2012
A February gathering in Warrington for friends of PAPYRUS from the north-west of England   more...
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Happy New Year

1st Jan 2012
2012 - an empty canvas?   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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Christmas Greeting from PAPYRUS

22nd Dec 2011
Best wishes from all the PAPYRUS team   more...
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Social Prescribing

21st Dec 2011
I've never heard of it.   more...
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Support for HOPELineUK

20th Dec 2011
PRS Telecoms helps to save young lives   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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Northern Ireland Research on Suicidal Young Men

7th Dec 2011
Study uses experiences of young suicidal men to inform mental health care services   more...
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A Sad Day in Football

28th Nov 2011
Sensitive discussions about suicide help to reduce stigma.   more...
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Self Harm Care Guidance Released

24th Nov 2011
PAPYRUS welcomes new NICE guidance.   more...
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Anti Bullying Week 2011

14th Nov 2011
STOP AND THINK - Words Can Hurt.   more...
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Information Standard

10th Oct 2011
How to ensure the health and care information you seek is trustworthy   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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PAPYRUS Members Conference and AGM 2011

20th Sep 2011
Listening and Learning in Suicide Prevention - an opportunity for us all to listen and learn   more...
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PAPYRUS Newsletter

12th Sep 2011
Autumn 2011 Newsletter available here   more...
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Suicide Awareness in Lincoln

7th Sep 2011
PAPYRUS applauds Lincolnshire's first public suicide awareness event on 7 September   more...
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This is World Suicide Prevention Week

6th Sep 2011
What can you do to let people know?   more...
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Destigmatising Suicide on CH4

19th Aug 2011
Series: 22-29 August 2011 - what do you think?   more...
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Artists Support PAPYRUS

7th Aug 2011
Chief Art Critic at the Daily Telegraph, Richard Dorment, opens 2011 Cork Street event.   more...
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Join the team at PAPYRUS

4th Aug 2011
See our JOBS page for details   more...
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World Suicide Prevention Day 2011

27th Jul 2011
The World Health Organisation has designated 10 September 2011 as World Suicide Prevention Day. We want you to help!   more...
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A cross-government outcomes strategy to save lives

26th Jul 2011
Public Consultation on the new draft Suicide Prevention Strategy for England launched   more...
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Young Artists' Exhibition to benefit PAPYRUS

20th Jul 2011
Please support the Cork Street Open Exhibition 2011 celebrating exciting works by young artists   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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PAPYRUS Welcomes new PCC Guidance

18th Jun 2011
The PCC offers new guidance on dealing with attention from the media after the death of a friend or relative.   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 newsletter - Spring 2011

20th Apr 2011
Internet Friend or Foe?   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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Student Wellbeing - a Winning Opportunity

3rd Feb 2011
Win a £300 award for a mental health and wellbeing event on your campus   more...
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New mental health strategy applauded

2nd Feb 2011
PAPYRUS welcomes £400 million additional funding announced today   more...
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Latest Newsletter

26th Jan 2011
Looking to the future ... read more from our Chairman and CEO in our latest members' newsletter   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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New Trustees join PAPYRUS Board

21st Nov 2010
Four new people have been elected to our Board of Trustees. We introduce them here   more...