Need help?

Thinking of Suicide?

Are you, or is a young person you know, not coping with life? For confidential suicide prevention advice contact:

Upcoming Training

Our Training

PAPYRUS deliver face to face training to increase the skills, knowledge and understanding that underpin and encourage Suicide Prevention in young people across the country.

Whether you want to develop your own understanding or that of your community or organisation, our suite of training can meet your needs.

Please click on the links below for more information on open sessions including dates and cost, or email training@papyrus-uk.org to organise a closed session.

  • SP-ARK (Suicide Prevention Awareness, Resource, Knowledge)

    SP-ARK (30 minutes): An introduction to Suicide Prevention. The key objectives are

    • To raise awareness of suicide and suicide prevention
    • To promote PAPYRUS – what we can do, how you can help and how we can help you
    • To develop HOPE for a suicide-safer community
    • To understand the importance of self-care

    Please note, SP-ARK is an awareness session and not a skills building training session.


    When: Thursday 2nd April 2020
    Time: 12.00pm – 12:30pm
    Where:PAPYRUS Prevention of Young Suicide, Unit 1 Bankside, Crosfield Street, Warrington WA1 1UP
    Cost: Funded Session
    To book: Please complete the booking form here.


     

  • SP-OT (Suicide Prevention Overview Training)

    SP-OT (90 minutes): What EVERYONE needs to know The key objectives are

    • To become more aware of the prevalence of suicide
    • To examine personal and societal beliefs around suicide
    • To understand PAPYRUS beliefs around suicide
    • To consider how we can all contribute to a suicide safer community

    Cost: £25pp (£30 in London)


    When: Tuesday 28th April 2020
    Time: 9.30am – 11.00am
    Where:PAPYRUS Prevention of Young Suicide, Unit 1 Bankside, Crosfield Street, Warrington WA1 1UP
    Cost: £25pp
    To book: Please complete the booking form here.


    When: Tuesday 12th May 2020
    Time: 9.30am – 11.00am
    Where:PAPYRUS Prevention of Young Suicide, Unit 1 Bankside, Crosfield Street, Warrington WA1 1UP
    Cost: £25pp
    To book: Please complete the booking form here.


    When: Thursday 21st May 2020
    Time: 17.30pm – 19.00pm
    Where: PAPYRUS London Office, Royal College of Emergency Medicine, 7-9 Bream’s Building, London, EC4A 1DT
    Cost: £30pp
    To book: Please complete the booking form here.


    When: Friday 22nd May 2020
    Time: 14.00pm – 15.30pm
    Where:PAPYRUS Prevention of Young Suicide, Unit 1 Bankside, Crosfield Street, Warrington WA1 1UP
    Cost: £25pp
    To book: Please complete the booking form here.


    When: Wednesday 10th June 2020
    Time: 10.00am – 11.30am
    Where:PAPYRUS Prevention of Young Suicide, Unit 1 Bankside, Crosfield Street, Warrington WA1 1UP
    Cost: £25pp
    To book: Please complete the booking form here.


     

  • SP-EAK (Suicide Prevention Explore, Ask, Keep-safe)

    SP-EAK (3.5 hours) Aims to teach skills to people who have pastoral care or responsibility for young people. The key objectives are

    • To consider our attitudes around suicide
    • To consider ‘signs’ that may indicate someone is having thoughts of suicide – and how we ask about those
    • To understand how to listen to someone talking about suicide – and why that’s important
    • To discuss your experiences of supporting people with thoughts of suicide – and the importance of debriefing and self-care

    Cost: £55pp (£60pp in London)


    When: Wednesday 18th March 2020
    Time: 13.00pm – 16.30pm
    Where: PAPYRUS West Midlands Office, F8-F9 The Arch, Floodgate street, Birmingham, B5 5SL
    Cost: £55pp
    To book: Please complete the booking form here.


    When: Wednesday 29th April 2020
    Time: 9.30am – 13.00pm
    Where:PAPYRUS Prevention of Young Suicide, Unit 1 Bankside, Crosfield Street, Warrington WA1 1UP
    Cost: £55pp
    To book: Please complete the booking form here.


    When: Friday 15th May 2020
    Time: 13.00pm – 16.30pm
    Where:PAPYRUS Prevention of Young Suicide, Unit 1 Bankside, Crosfield Street, Warrington WA1 1UP
    Cost: £55pp
    To book: Please complete the booking form here.


    When: Friday 29th May 2020
    Time: 10.00am – 13.30pm
    Where: PAPYRUS West Midlands Office, F8-F9 The Arch, Floodgate street, Birmingham, B5 5SL
    Cost: £55pp
    To book: Please complete the booking form here.


    When: Tuesday 2nd June 2020
    Time: 9.30am – 13.00pm
    Where:PAPYRUS Prevention of Young Suicide, Unit 1 Bankside, Crosfield Street, Warrington WA1 1UP
    Cost: £55pp
    To book: Please complete the booking form here.


    When: Saturday 13th June 2020
    Time: 10.00am – 13.30pm
    Where: PAPYRUS London Office, Royal College of Emergency Medicine, 7-9 Bream’s Building, London, EC4A 1DT
    Cost: £60pp
    To book: Please complete the booking form here.

     

  • ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training)

    ASIST (2 days): A two day, skills building workshop that prepares caregivers to provide suicide first aid interventions. The key objectives for you to learn to

    • Consider personal and societal attitudes to suicide
    • To enable you to spot the signs that someone may be having thoughts of suicide
    • Engage them in a safe, appropriate and non-judgmental way
    • Seek a shared understanding of the reasons for thoughts of suicide and identify reasons for living
    • Review current risk and develop a joint plan to keep someone safe from suicide
    • Follow up on all safety commitments, signposting for further help and community resources as needed

    Cost: £165pp


    When: Thursday 26th and Friday 27th March 2020
    Time: 09:00-17:00 both days
    Where: Birmingham
    Cost: £165pp
    To book: To book on this course, please sign up here. For more information, please email westmidlands@papyrus-uk.org


    When: Tuesday 7th and Wednesday 8th April 2020
    Time: 09:00-17:00 both days
    Where: PAPYRUS Prevention of Young Suicide, Unit 1 Bankside, Crosfield Street, Warrington WA1 1UP
    Cost: £165pp
    To book: To book on this course, please sign up here. For more information, please email northwest@papyrus-uk.org


    When: Monday 4th and Tuesday 5th May 2020
    Time: 09:00-17:00 both days
    Where: University of Worcester
    Cost: £165pp
    To book: To book on this course, please sign up here. For more information, please email westmidlands@papyrus-uk.org


    When: Wednesday 24th and Thursday 25th June 2020
    Time: 09:00-17:00 both days
    Where: DLD College, 199 Westminster Bridge Rd, London, SE1 7FX
    Cost: £165pp
    To book: To book on this course, please sign up here. For more information, please email london@papyrus-uk.org


    When: Thursday 16th and Friday 17th July 2020
    Time: 09:00-17:00 both days
    Where: Central London
    Cost: £165pp
    To book: To book onto this course, please sign up here. For further information, please email london@papyrus-uk.org


    When: Thursday 24th and Friday 25th September 2020
    Time: 09:00-17:00 both days
    Where: St Giles Supportive Care Centre, Sutton Coldfield, B75 6JB
    Cost: £165pp
    To book: To book on this course, please sign up here.  For more information, please email westmidlands@papyrus-uk.org.


    When: November 2020
    Time: 09:00-17:00 both days
    Where: Birmingham
    Cost: £165pp
    To book: Booking has not opened for this course.  Please email westmidlands@papyrus-uk.org to register your interest.

Our Funding Partners

Below are our current funding partners. If you wish to donate or become a funding partner, please get in touch for more information.

Members

Below are our current memberships we hold. If you require further details please contact us.

Suggest Feedback

Suggest Feedback

At PAPYRUS we are always looking at ways to improve. Please fill out the form below to suggest your ideas and feedback.

Thinking of Suicide?