I hate myself and don’t have any self-confidence > Who can help me?

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If you’re feeling like you have no self-confidence or hate yourself, it can really help to talk to someone or find more information online.

Who can help you locally

TIC+ has information about self-esteem and how you can help yourself. 

Read more about who you can talk to in Gloucestershire:

Who you can talk to locally

Other information and online support

If you’re under 19 you can get confidential help from ChildLine. Call 0800 1111 anytime for free or you can chat and get more information online.

The Mix is the UK’s free, confidential and helpline service for young people under 25 who need help, but don’t know where to turn. Call 0808 808 4994 for free or chat live between 11am –11pm every day. 

The Mix also gives lots of information and advice about low self-esteem.

Mind explains how you can boost your self-esteem. Read singer Beth’s blog When low self-esteem sneaks up on you

Recommended reading books

Start with ‘Shelf Help' in your local library - you can download the leaflet below. Look out for:

  • Banish Your Self-Esteem Thief by Kate Collins-Donnelly
  • Self-Esteem and Being You by Anita Naik
  • Face by Benjamin Zephaniah
Cover for Shelf Help in your local library

Shelf Help in your local library

"Always be yourself, express yourself, have faith in yourself."

- Bruce Lee