Walk to Remember Much Loved Son Raises Over £1000...

April 2022 marks 10 years since 13-year-old Dominic Meacher, a student at Richmond School took his own life. In recognition…

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Papyrus Lent

Don’t give up

Today marks the start of Lent, the 40-day countdown to Easter – one of the most important holidays in the…

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A message to children and young people

The news coming out of Ukraine is especially difficult at the moment. And we want to speak directly to children…

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Draw for Young Lives Papyrus UK


Children want schools to teach more about mental health and wellbeing to help them survive life, according to new research….

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Self-Help Books for mental distress

5 Self-help Books for Coping with Mental Distress

This is a guest blog by PAPYRUS supporter JBabbs, who talks about 5 self-help books for coping with mental distress….

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A mysterious charity fundraiser who spent a week inside a dinosaur costume has finally been revealed. The purple monster was…

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The Ben Vessey Memorial Rugby Match

On the 24th of July, we hosted a memorial rugby match at Merchiston Castle School in Edinburgh in memory of…

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Gaps in the System

This is a guest piece from Isabella, who talks about the loss of her brother Harrison, gaps in the system…

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Mental Health Awareness Week 2021

This week is Mental Health Awareness Week – a week dedicated to talking about and looking after our personal and…

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Trans Day of Visibility 2021

Today is Trans Day of Visibility. A day when trans voices are lifted up, when we can celebrate these people,…

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Soothe Monday

#SootheMonday not Blue Monday So-called “Blue Monday” is here once again. We want to make you aware of the myth…

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New Year, New Chance… Making the Most of (Virtua...

Feeling burnout and unproductive is something that most students are familiar with. For many students, going away to university is…

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Navigating lockdown with nature

This post was originally published in July 2020, and makes reference to the first UK coronavirus lockdown. Early last year,…

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Trustee Update

It is with deep regret that we share the sad news that one of our trustees, Lauren Williams, has passed…

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This week (Saturday 1 February – Saturday 8 February) is National Storytelling Week. There are many connections between the work…

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Kalwinder’s Story

Kalwinder Singh Dhindsa is a writer and suicide prevention advocate. Kalwinder lost his father to suicide and has spoken, and…

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