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  • Alex-Host

    15 September 2011 at 17:19

    What does ChildLine mean to you?

     

    Hi everyone,

    As part of the 25th Birthday celebrations, ChildLine would like to hear your views on what ChildLine means to you and how they have helped.

    This is a little different from the threads in the Your Site, Your Say board. ChildLine are looking for short quotes to use as part of a display of some kind on the ChildLine site (more information to follow). Please note that if your comment is used, it may end up being used outside of the website although it won’t have your nickname attached.

    Do let me know if you have any questions and I look forward to reading your messages.

    Take care,

    Alex-Host.

  • uselessgiant

    15 September 2011 at 18:08

     

    i love childline and its really helped me. i dont feel as alone now i have childline to talk to. and even though im a complete waste of time and space all the councellors will give me great advice and help me. just being able to express myself has helped me

  • musicfan13

    15 September 2011 at 20:22

     

    childline means the world to me! no problem is too big or too small! they listen when i am ranting on about a little thing that doesent matter!! THANK YOU SO MUCH I LOVE YOU!!! :)

     

                                          musicfan13xxxxxxxxxx

  • MusicAndLies

    16 September 2011 at 17:45

     

    Childine is like an imaginary friend, kind,generous,honest and always there for you

  • Penguinrecovery-96

    16 September 2011 at 18:56

     

    Childline is my Lifeline!

    It sounds really cliche but it is true! No matter what emotion I have been through it has been shared and validated through CL.

    I have used childline for three years now and there are still very important to me.

    I have gained friends through the message boards. Most friendships or relationships where there is a MH difficulties relationships can become hard and troublesome but because it is controlled it is so much better. It is good to get productive feedback from other young people as well as using the counsellors.

    The service has literally saved my life at times. If it wasnt for CL I dont think I would be here. The service is so valuable to sooooooooooo many people! Its amazing!

    I cant say much more but its just been the main way to express so many emotions (even positive ones) at so many different times.

    I will continue to utilise it and spread the word. I know that when I feel no one else is there for me - Childline are!

    Han xxx

  • Leigh2010

    16 September 2011 at 21:06

     

    Childline means saftey.  Childline means protection.  Childline means never having to hide what I feel.  Childline means help, when I thought I had no options left.  Childline means I can be just another ordianry teenager, for just a few minutes in the day.  Childline means somewhere I can go when I cant get any lower, and somewhere I can go when I cant get any higher.  Childline means someone who will always care, no matter what.  Childline means somewhere I can be supported, and somewhere I can support others who help me when I need it.  Childline means I know I am not the problem, that all the stuff that happens, isn't my fault, that Ive done nothing wrong.    Childline means I can keep going, through anything, because I know whatever happens, theres someone out there who can help me put it right.

  • Catdonkeyxx

    17 September 2011 at 11:17

     
    Leigh2010 - 16 September 2011 at 21:06

     

    Childline means saftey.  Childline means protection.  Childline means never having to hide what I feel.  Childline means help, when I thought I had no options left.  Childline means I can be just another ordianry teenager, for just a few minutes in the day.  Childline means somewhere I can go when I cant get any lower, and somewhere I can go when I cant get any higher.  Childline means someone who will always care, no matter what.  Childline means somewhere I can be supported, and somewhere I can support others who help me when I need it.  Childline means I know I am not the problem, that all the stuff that happens, isn't my fault, that Ive done nothing wrong.    Childline means I can keep going, through anything, because I know whatever happens, theres someone out there who can help me put it right.

     

    Childline has supported me all the way, It help me deal with my worries and their always here.

    It helped me through the rough and tumble and there is still more to come!

    I've been going on childline so much that i'm a master at all the games

    Catdonkeyxx

  • natalie191

    17 September 2011 at 22:28

     

    Childline is a place where I can get in touch with people who care about my problems and worries. I don't know what I'd do without it...can't thank you enough!

  • Pebble-Boo

    18 September 2011 at 13:12

     

     ChildLine means that I have an escape from the real world, and somebody to talk to if I'm down. I can get help from others like me online, or talk to a ChildLine counseller. It really helps me get along and find the strength to overcome my problems. 

  • fallen-from-grace

    19 September 2011 at 18:29

     

    Childline to me has made the difference between life and death, pain and happiness, it has saved me, the wonderful counsellors helped me to realise what I have and what I can still live for after everything I've been through, childline has been my lifeline

  • MaskedGirl

    20 September 2011 at 18:45

     

    Childline is purly amazing to me, I would not be standing here today if it wasnt for Childline.

    I would not be here today if it was not for Childline, they have saved my life, not once, but many times and I do not know who I could have turned too if Childline were not here.

    Childline means a feeling of saftey and security, somewhere I can come and know that there are people here who wont judge or ask me too many questions people who jsut want to listen and knowing that helps me through some really tough days.

    Childline is like a family a place you can come and know that there are other young people out there who are going through similar things as you.

    Childline reminds me that I am not alone, and that whenever I need support, It wil always be there for me.

    Childline gives me hope to carry on when some days I dont beleive I could keep going but Childline give me someone who will listen and let me know I can get through this, a day at a time but with Childline's support I know I can.

    Childline dont fix problems they just help you see the hope through that darkening problem that is clouding the sunshine.

    Childline is a lifeline that is there for you whenever you need someone jsut to listen and talk too. You can always count on Childline, they never let you down. When you need support, they are always there for you.

    When I want to escape from life's darkness and problems I know I can come on Childline and forget my worries and know there is someone here who cares and wants to listen to me.

    Childline helps me forget those bad things in life, forget all those problems and be able to help myself with my own problems and helping other young people too.

    I have not been on Childline for quite a while a year or so (so had to make a new account)..but when I was on here,I had a lot of issues and It helped me so much everyone was so kind and I wouldnt be here without everyone.

    Thankyou Childline.

  • CryingCookie

    21 September 2011 at 20:45

     

     childline is where i can share my problems without people seeing me or knowing who i am

  • lovelivelife

    21 September 2011 at 21:46

     

     Childline has been there to help me for 3 years. Knowing it was a confidential site was the best thing as i know that what I say won't get out. You help so many people and it's amazing. The councillors are amazing too and without your help I really don't know where I would be there. Even if it was just moaning about the smallest things in life, or the deep things that hurt me everyday you were there to help. And I am so grateful for that. Thank you. My friends and I are going to do some fundraising for childline and the NSPCC in the near future because it's time for me to repay the help you gave me. Thank you x

  • Icey-Pink

    22 September 2011 at 19:32

     

    The Childline message boards have become like a family to me. Everyone looks out for each other and I feel like I have support and security, even when things in my real world aren't going great.

  • wishmylifewasbetter

    22 September 2011 at 21:33

     

    Childline means so much to me. I feel so much better when i have talked to childline. And to think that everyone works as volunteers. Childline you are amazing.

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