Pat's Answer

To Pat / 02 Dec 2019

Topic: Finding life hard

Your Question

I find it so hard to do anything anymore. I’ve given up. Right now I’m sitting in the bathroom at school because I don’t want anyone to see me. I don’t know what to do. Please help me

From Pat / 17 Jan 2019


Thanking you for contacting ‘Ask Pat’. It sounds like you are feeling overwhelmed with things and don’t know what to do. That must be really difficult for you.

You have been very brave and taken the first step by reaching out and asking for help. You have a right to get help and support.

You can do this by talking to an adult that you trust. That might be a teacher, a parent or a family friend. You can also talk to Childline. Childline is a safe place to talk. You will be listened to with understanding and will not be judged.

You can contact Childline for free at any time of the day or night by calling 1800 66 66 66. You can also chat with us live on this website, or, if you prefer to text, you can contact Childline by sending a text to 50101.

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