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My head hurts

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My head hurts


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We’re really sorry to hear that you’re experiencing a headache. It’s not easy dealing with physical pain, especially when you’re a teenager going through various challenges. Firstly, it’s important to acknowledge that you’re not alone in facing difficulties – we all go through tough times.
Teenage years can be overwhelming with school, social pressures, and changes happening in your life. It’s so important to take a moment for self-care. Ensure you’re staying hydrated, getting enough sleep, and managing stress in healthy ways. If your headache persists, it might be worth talking to a trusted adult or seeking medical advice to rule out any underlying issues. Here is an article from the Childline website you may find helpful There are also other organisations which support young people with their mental health like and if you would like to try their websites, you may find some extra support.
Remember, your well-being matters, and reaching out for support is a sign of strength. If you ever feel the need to talk, Childline is here for you. You can always contact us at freephone 1800 66 66 66 or reach out through Live Chat at We are here 24/7, offering confidential and non-judgmental support whenever you need it. You’re not alone, and there’s always someone ready to listen.
Please reach out for support soon, in case you do need some professional  medical help. Take care of yourself,

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