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What happens when I get in touch with Childline?

The Childline 24-Hour Support Line is one of the services provided by the ISPCC and is available for all young people, aged 18 years and younger.
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How to cope with toxic family members at Christmas

TV and films like to sell us a fairytale at Christmas but in reality, toxic family members can have a big effect on your holiday.
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Warning signs and risk factors associated with Suicide

Suicide can be a scary topic to talk about but it's important to know the warning signs and risk factors in order to help.
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Childline’s 24 Hour Support Line and Other Services Explained

What exactly is Childline's 24 Hour Support Line and what other services do you provide for children and families?
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Why it’s best to TALK to someone if you have suicidal thoughts

If you're having suicidal thoughts, the best thing you can do is talk to someone about how you're feeling. Childline is here for you, always.
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How to manage family relationships

Family relationships can be tricky to navigate because families come in lots of different shapes and sizes and each one is entirely unique.
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What to do if you live with someone who has depression

Living with depression is difficult but living with someone who has depression can also be a very challenging experience
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What is sexual abuse?

Sexual abuse or molestation is where a child or young person is used for the sexual stimulation of an adult or older adolescent.
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What to do if your loved ones don’t accept your gender identity

Telling your loved ones about your gender identity can be emotional. Here's what to do if they find it hard to accept who you are
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What it’s really like to live in Foster Care

There are many misconceptions of what it's like to live in foster care. Here is a young person's account of what it's really like.
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13 relationship red flags everyone should know about

If you've never had a healthy relationship, it can be difficult to know what an unhealthy one looks like. Here are a few guidelines...
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7 great reasons to have a pet

Having a pet is fun but it’s also hard work so if you’re asking for one, make sure you really want it and are prepared to look after it!
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