We're making some changes to improve Childline. This means that the website will be unavailable on Wednesday 11th December between 4am and 7am. 1-2-1 chat, email and message boards won't be available – but you can still call us on 0800 1111.
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use British Sign Language?
If you are d(D)eaf or hard of hearing, you can get support from Childline in lots of ways.
Did you know?
49% of our counsellors prefer sweet food to savoury food. Do you have a sweet tooth?
Watch: Talking to Childline
get help from other young people on our message boards
You can talk to other people on the message boards and get support with all sorts of things like family worries, eating problems, self-harm, phobias, puberty, hobbies, and much more. Or you could just share poems, quotes and fun things.
write to sam
Anyone can write to Sam with their problem. You don't even need to sign up or tell us your name. It's completely anonymous. Just go to the Write a letter to Sam page on our site and start typing!
Sam writes back to a few letters each week. You can also read advice to other people who have similar problems to you.