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Thoughtpiece: Suicide is not inevitable

In my own head, there is a risk that I take for granted that suicide happens and, somehow, if I’m…

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Make suicide prevention education compulsory

Why compulsory suicide prevention education must be added to the school curriculum In an average week, at least four schoolchildren,…

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Thank you, from our Chief Executive

Thank you to all those who have supported PAPYRUS to prevent young suicide in 2022. It’s not unusual for people…

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Help Kids Unwrap Their Fears This Christmas Says C...

SUICIDE PREVENTION CHARITY PRAISES PARENTS FOR BREAKING THE SILENCE  Help Kids Unwrap Their Fears This Christmas Says Charity Boss  21…

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Radio soap shining a spotlight on suicide

“We didn’t see he was falling apart…” “I hate the fact that he felt so alone…” “It was in plain…

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NISRA suicide statistics for Northern Ireland 2015...

Following today’s release of the NISRA’s Review of Suicide Statistics for Northern Ireland 2015-2021*, Ged Flynn, PAPYRUS Chief Executive, commented:…

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Men’s mental health and toxic masculinity

The following blog has been produced by a PAPYRUS Volunteer. More information about volunteering opportunities at PAPYRUS can be found…

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World Mental Health Day 2022

The 10th October marks World Mental Health Day a globally-recognised awareness day from the World Health Organisation. This year, the…

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Bisexual Awareness Week

Friday 16 September marks the start of Bisexual Awareness Week, also known as #Biweek. This week aims to raise awareness…

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Friendship

Friendship: the emotions or conduct of friends; the state of being friends. “old ties of love and friendship”  Friendships are…

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World Suicide Prevention Day

World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD) is an awareness day observed on 10 September every year, in order to provide worldwide…

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My experience of suicide

This blog is written by a PAPYRUS Volunteer and details their lived experience of suicide, and their journey to recovery….

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3 Dads to take the UK in their stride…

Andy, Mike and Tim – the ‘3 Dads Walking’ – have announced their next walk in memory of their three…

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International Non-Binary People’s Day

As part of International Non-Binary People’s Day, we spoke to MT about their journey as a non-binary person who has…

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Celebrating an Alternative Father’s Day

Father’s Day can be a welcome day to celebrate relationships between father figures and children, for others it can be…

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Why Pride month is still needed

The following piece was created by a PAPYRUS staff member to celebrate Pride month, and highlight the importance of celebrating…

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