Young Suicide: Papyrus HopelineUK

NCL Wide

Self-directed referrals are appropriate for this service. Direct patients to the provider website (see below) for further information.

Papyrus is the UK's national charity dedicated to the prevention of young suicide. Its vision is for a society which speaks openly about suicide and has the resources to help young people who may have suicidal thoughts.

Papyrus' HOPELINEUK service is free, confidential and available every day of the year. HOPELINEUK advisers are able to help those struggling with thoughts of suicide, as well as family and friends who are concerned about a young person in their lives.

Eligibility Criteria


  • children and young people aged < 35 who are experiencing thoughts of suicide
  • anyone concerned that a young person could be thinking about suicide.

General Services

Adult Safeguarding

Child Safeguarding

Community Services

Navigating Self-Care

Urgent & Emergency Care for Adults

Urgent & Emergency Care for Children

Review date: Thursday, 16 November 2023