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Papyrus - Prevention of Young Suicide

Overview of service

The work we do centres around three key principles; Support Equip and Influence.

SUPPORT:

We provide confidential support and advice to young people struggling with thoughts of suicide, and anyone worried about a young person through our helpline, HOPELINEUK.

EQUIP:

We engage communities and volunteers in suicide prevention projects and deliver training programmes to individuals and groups. This includes equipping local councils, healthcare professionals and school staff with suicide prevention skills.

INFLUENCE:

We aim to shape national social policy and make a significant contribution to the local and regional implementation of national suicide prevention strategies wherever we can. Our campaigning comes from our passion as individuals, parents, families and communities who have been touched personally by young suicide. We press for change in many places using hard-hitting and dynamic campaigns as well as presenting evidence to those in power so that lessons can be learned and learning implemented to help save young lives.

Eligibility criteria

For young people nationally under the age of 35 having suicidal thoughts. Also offers support to those who have lost a loved one through suicide.

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Contact information

Opening hours

10am - 10pm Weekdays
2pm - 10pm Weekends
2pm - 10pm Bank Holidays

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