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If you’re struggling to cope with your emotions or situations in your life, you are not alone. Use this information as a starting point and find out where you can get extra help from.

I think I might have a problem with food

Lots of young people struggle with food and eating. But if it starts to become a problem and take over your life, it’s time to get help.

I’m being bullied

Bullying is when someone or a few people keep doing things to hurt you. No one deserves this and if you’re being bullied, it’s not your fault.

I think I might have a problem with drugs or alcohol

It’s normal to be curious but if you can’t stop drinking a lot of alcohol or taking drugs, it may be becoming an addiction.

I want to hurt myself

Many teenagers and young people hurt themselves, or ‘self-harm’, but there are different ways to cope when it gets too much.

I’m feeling angry

Feeling angry sometimes is healthy and normal, especially when you’re a teenager. But it can become a problem if it hurts you or the people around you.

I’m feeling down and depressed

We all go through ups and downs in our lives, and sometimes feel really down. But if the feelings don’t stop, you may be getting depressed.

I’m being abused

Abuse is when someone does something to you that you don’t want them to do. There are many types of abuse, such as physical, emotional and sexual.

I’m feeling anxious and worried

It’s normal to feel anxious and worry sometimes. But if your worries don’t stop, they can really start to affect your day-to-day life.

I‘ve been raped or sexually assaulted

If someone has touched you without your permission it’s normal to feel scared and vulnerable, and it is really important to get help.

I’m a young carer and I need help

If you’re young and take care of people in your family, you might sometimes feel scared and stressed. But you’re not alone and support is available.

I’m confused about my sexual or gender identity

It is common to feel confused and alone if you’re trying to figure out who you are, and who you are attracted to.

I’m not getting on with my family

Families are meant to love each other and your home should be a safe place. But sometimes families don’t get on and this can be tough to deal with.

I miss someone who has died

When someone we love dies, it’s normal to feel upset, sad and lonely. It’s very hard to deal with grief and can really help to get some support.

I hate myself and don’t have any self-confidence

It’s normal to worry about what you look like and who you are, especially when you are young. But low self-confidence can start to take over your life.

I’m seeing or hearing things that other people can’t

When we see or hear strange things that other people can’t, it can feel like we’re losing touch with reality. This is often called ‘psychosis’.

I think I may have a problem with gambling

Is problem gambling affecting you, or those close to you? Being a compulsive gambler can harm your health and relationships, and leave you in serious debt.