Volunteering

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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10 ways to improve your resilience

10 ways to improve your resilience – especially during exams This post is written by Elizabeth Mullenger; PAPYRUS volunteer and…

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Managing exam stress

The following blog is written by PAPYRUS volunteer, Nikita Joshi Exams can be a difficult time. Academic stress is known…

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Reflections on grief and mental health

This blog post was written by London-based PAPYRUS volunteer, Chay. In August 2019 I was on holiday in Cuba with my…

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Supporting my sister; World Bipolar Day

This blog was written by a PAPYRUS volunteer; names and locations have been removed to preserve the identity of the…

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My Experience Blog

My experience: eating disorders and suicide

This post was written by PAPYRUS volunteer, Soph. Soph tells us about how this year’s Eating Disorder Awareness Week felt…

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LGBTQ+

Rainbow

Before the rainbow was used as a symbol for LGBTQ+ community, a pink triangle was used, as seen on the…

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To be queer is to be powerful

By Alice Kidd, London volunteer Speaking to PAPYRUS about their lived experience as a non-binary queer person is Lowie. Lowie…

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Suicide Prevention

Suicide Prevention

This is a guest piece from one of our incredible PAPYRUS Champions As I write this piece I have heard…

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University Mental Health Day

University Mental Health Day is here to bring everyone together to make mental health a university-wide priority. Although there isn’t…

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Phoebe’s story

My name is Phoebe, I’m a creative who lives in London. I was an actress who decided to move behind…

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Accepting Your Own Emotions To Support Others

This is a guest blog from a PAPYRUS Champion, who has lived experience of supporting a loved one with thoughts…

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Drumming Up Change

Chris O’Rourke from Wigan has completed an amazing drumming marathon at Manchester’s Rebellion Bar, to raise awareness and support for…

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Suicide Prevention Champion is Volunteer of the Ye...

Suicide prevention charity champion, Carl Wales from Rainhill, Merseyside, has been named Volunteer of the Year in the North West…

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Being a PAPYRUS Champion

I’ve always felt very different to everyone else. As such an emotional person, the world – especially England – has…

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Call for Pride Volunteers in the North West

PAPYRUS will be taking part in several Pride events across the North West over the next few months. We need…

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