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PAPYRUS prevention of young suicide

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PAPYRUS prevention of young suicide
67 Bewsey Street
Warrington, CHS WA2 7JQ
United Kingdom
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Phone
01925 572 444
Fax
01925 240 502
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Website
http://www.papyrus-uk.org/



PAPYRUS prevention of young suicide

PAPYRUS is a voluntary UK organisation committed to the prevention of young suicide and the promotion of mental health and emotional wellbeing.

PAPYRUS is a UK charity committed to suicide prevention, focusing predominantly on the emotional well-being of children, teenagers and young adults. They offer the general public and professionals alike, the requisite resources and support to help prevent suicide and improve mental health in young people. While preventing youth suicide is their primary focus, their concern in preventing suicide encompasses all age groups.

The main aims of PAPYRUS are:

To promote an understanding of the unique contribution that parents, families and carers can make to suicide prevention by:

  • providing assistance to parents and others, in a caring or professional role, in supporting vulnerable young people.
  • being represented in policy making decisions at all levels and monitoring their implementation.
  • encouraging, initiating and taking part in the development of learning opportunities for all.
  • encouraging, taking part and/or initiating research into suicide prevention.
  • campaigning for adequate mental health services for young people, and an easily accessible route to such help on an informal basis.

To promote public awareness of the importance of emotional well-being and sound mental health by:

  • promoting awareness of the risk of mental or emotional distress during adolescence and throughout life, and helping to remove the stigma of such occurrences.
  • encouraging the promotion of emotional well-being and sound mental health, in all levels of education.
  • co-operating with professional, statutory and voluntary bodies working in the suicide prevention field.
  • encouraging and disseminating examples of good practice in suicide prevention.

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