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I'm too scared to ask you

Your Question

im too scared to ask you 


Hi there, and thank you for reaching out to Ask Pat. 

We understand it can be really difficult for young people to talk about what’s going on for them and how they are feeling, and you have been really brave to get in contact with Ask Pat.  We also know that sharing how you are feeling with someone you trust can be really helpful. This person could be a parent, family member or a teacher. You have the right to feel safe and happy.   

Childline is also available to listen if you feel like sharing how you are feeling.  Childline is confidential and non-judgemental; we listen to what’s going on for you and how you’re feeling.  We can also help you look at options if you feel like you need some help. You can get in touch with Childline on the phone (1800 66 66 66), on text (50101) or through online chat at The service is free, and available 24hours a day, 7 days a week. 

Remember you are not alone and we are here for you if you want to chat. 

Take care, 


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