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Papyrus

Support for those dealing with suicide, depression or emotional distress – particularly teenagers and young adults.

If you are a young person at risk of suicide or are worried about a young person at risk of suicide, please contcact the help line.

Who to contact

Telephone
0800 068 41 41 (Hopeline uk)
E-mail
pat@papyrus-uk.org
Website
www.papyrus-uk.org/

Where to go

Address
Lineva House,
28-32 Milner Street
Warrington
Cheshire
Postcode
WA5 1AD

Time / Date Details

When is it on
HOPELineUK Mon to Fri 9am - 10pm; Weekends 2pm to 10pm; Bank Holiday 2pm to 10pm
Time of day
Morning
Afternoon
Evening

Other Details

Availability

Referral required
No
Referral Details

HOPELineUK is a confidential support and advice service for:

  • Young people under the age of 35 who may be having thoughts of suicide
  • Anyone concerned a young person may be having thoughts of suicide. 

A HOPELineUK advisor will hear about the things that are happening in your life that are contributing to your thoughts of suicide and provide advice about how you can cope with your thoughts of suicide, or where you can access help. You can also speak to our HOPELineUK advisors to get advice about how to start a conversation about suicide with someone you are concerned about, and how to best support them.

Call: 0800 068 41 41

Text: 07786209697

Email: pat@papyrus-uk.org

This information has been collected from third party providers therefore the Reading Services Guide, Reading Borough Council (RBC) and Brighter Futures for Children (BFfC) cannot accept responsibility for the accuracy of this information and recommends that parents, carers, young people, residents and professionals check with providers regarding DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) and OFSTED registrations and CQC registrations. Information collected by Reading Service Guide; is used solely to implement and supply the Family Information Service (FIS), Special Educational Needs & Disabilities - Reading's Local Offer, Adults & Carers Support Group and Reading Youth.