Call: 0800 068 41 41

Email: pat@papyrus-uk.org

SMS: 07786 209697

HOPELINEUK is a specialist telephone service staffed by trained professionals who give non-judgemental support, practical advice and information to;

View our Confidentiality Policy


Media Enquiries

For comment, interview and case study requests and guidance on reporting young suicide please contact:

Rosemary Vaux  

PAPYRUS Press Office 020 8943 5343

Mobile 07799 863 321

Email pressoffice@papyrus-uk.org

Please note these numbers are not for our helpline. Contact 0800 068 41 41 HOPELineUK for suicide prevention advice

We appreciate the support we receive from journalists and broadcasters, helping to raise awareness that with appropriate support, young suicide can be prevented.

We aim to assist your research with comment and advice on a range of aspects including:

  • Young suicide statistics, facts and misconceptions.
  • The impact of young suicide on families and friends left behind.
  • Topical issues such as impact of social media and lifestyle.
  • Suicide risk factors and warning signs.
  • Advice and help provided by our HOPELineUK national helpline telephone, text and email services.
  • Seasonal impact on young suicidiality.
  • Raising awareness and starting the conversation
  • Our campaigns, including online and social media safety, coroners’ Standard of Proof, responsible reporting, smashing stigma.
  • National, regional and local fundraising activity.

Latest News

Be part of PAPYRUS    

Suicide is the biggest killer of young people - male and female - under 35 in the UK. Many thousands more attempt or contemplate suicide, harm themselves or suffer alone, afraid to speak openly about how they are feeling.

We are the national charity for the prevention of young suicide. We draw from the experience of many who have been touched personally by young suicide across the UK and speak on their behalf in our campaigns and in our work. We need more people who share our aims to join us to strengthen our voice - together we can save young lives.

Your details *Required Fields

Sharing my story in the media
Academic research

PAPYRUS will treat any information given here as confidential and will never use it for marketing purposes. We will store it and use it only to be able to contact our members and supporters and share information with them.

There are many reasons why people join us - for example, they may have been bereaved or affected by suicide in some way, have a professional interest in the area, or want to share their story and raise awareness.
 If you are happy to share more information with us, please add this here.