Ask me a Question

You can ask me about anything you want, there’s nothing too big or small.

What you need to know:

  • Alex reads every question and replies to a selection each week.
  • Alex’s replies are public, never private, so others can read them.
  • Alex won’t publish any personal information from your message.
  • If your answer is chosen, you’ll see it under one of the topics below.
  • If  your question is urgent, or if want to talk privately, contact Childline for free by calling 1800 66 66 66, chatting online or texting to 50101 24 hours a day, every day.

Alex does not answer all questions, if your question has not been responded to, this may be because a very similar question and answer has been posted already. Please scroll through the topics to search for a similar question and response.

The Ask Alex service is for children and young people. If you are an adult seeking information on fundraising, volunteering, or parenting supports please go to www.ispcc.ie for more details around how to contact us.

Latest Questions To Alex

I am so anxious and feel I need help for it

 I have so much anxiety I feel I can't breathe, im only 12 i really dont know how to get rid of my anxiety and I feel I need help for it...
> Read Alex's Answer

My Dad hits me and shouts at me

My dad hits me and shouts at me all the time for no reason and never to my sisters what shall i do...
> Read Alex's Answer

I’m afraid to talk to Childline and have no one to talk to in my life

 I am afraid to talk to ye on phone text or online, I have alpt of things going on in my life and have no one to talk to. I don't trust people...
> Read Alex's Answer

I’m nervous about making friends when I start secondary school

I am starting Secondary School in September; I am nervous about making new friends and people liking you. What should I do? Thanks...
> Read Alex's Answer

I’m not sure why but I’m scared of fire alarms

im really scared of fire alarms but idk why...
> Read Alex's Answer

My friend who lives overseas overdosed and I’m worried

Recently my friend od (overdosed) and I've been stressing and crying a lot because she's across the world...
> Read Alex's Answer

Is it sexual assault if your boyfriend tries to have sex with you without asking you first?

Is it sexual assault if your boyfriend tries to have sex with you without you saying if you want to...
> Read Alex's Answer

How do I use the text service?

How do I text you...
> Read Alex's Answer

Is it normal that my father does this kind of stuff?

Hello. I’m not sure if this is sexual abuse or just normal father things...
> Read Alex's Answer

Search Questions To Alex

I am so anxious and feel I need help for it

 I have so much anxiety I feel I can't breathe, im only 12 i really dont know how to get rid of my anxiety and I feel I need help for it...
> Read Pat's Answer

My Dad hits me and shouts at me

My dad hits me and shouts at me all the time for no reason and never to my sisters what shall i do...
> Read Pat's Answer

I’m afraid to talk to Childline and have no one to talk to in my life

 I am afraid to talk to ye on phone text or online, I have alpt of things going on in my life and have no one to talk to. I don't trust people...
> Read Pat's Answer

I’m nervous about making friends when I start secondary school

I am starting Secondary School in September; I am nervous about making new friends and people liking you. What should I do? Thanks...
> Read Pat's Answer

I’m not sure why but I’m scared of fire alarms

im really scared of fire alarms but idk why...
> Read Pat's Answer

My friend who lives overseas overdosed and I’m worried

Recently my friend od (overdosed) and I've been stressing and crying a lot because she's across the world...
> Read Pat's Answer

Is it sexual assault if your boyfriend tries to have sex with you without asking you first?

Is it sexual assault if your boyfriend tries to have sex with you without you saying if you want to...
> Read Pat's Answer

How do I use the text service?

How do I text you...
> Read Pat's Answer

Is it normal that my father does this kind of stuff?

Hello. I’m not sure if this is sexual abuse or just normal father things...
> Read Pat's Answer