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Something on your mind? Or need some support?

Anyone can write in with their problem. I respond to a few letters each week. You can also read my advice to people who have similar problems to you.

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What you need to know:

  • Sam reads every letter, but can only respond to a few each week
  • Sam's replies are public, never private, so others can read them
  • Sam will remove personal info from your letter to keep it anonymous
  • if yours is chosen, you'll see it under one of the topics below
  • if you need support now or want to talk privately, contact a counsellor for free on 0800 1111.

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Positivity and Pride

Hi Sam. I know this isn't what you usually get, and I fully understand if you don't want to publish this one online, ...

Message from Sam

You can write to me about anything and I read every single letter, but I choose just a few to answer on my page each week. I’m sorry if I don’t answer your letter but I always try and write my response to help anyone with a similar problem, so there is probably a letter that I’ve answered before which might help. If you definitely want a response you can always talk to one of our counsellors and they will always be there.

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Home alone

i was just wondering what age u have 2 be to legally be allowed to b left at home without parents supervision? Thanks

Self Esteem

Hi sam, i have really low self esteem, since the beginning of year 7 and now im in year 11, and i've had this anxie...

adoption2

hi my nane is b and i am wondering what is the prosses of adoption is it were your perents find out and get chance to...

Adoption

Hello sam, my name is N*, i was adopted from India when i was a baby and i feel as if i am giving my adoption parent...

Contact

I'm being forced to go to a contact centre and see my dad he left me when I was 10 weeks old and has only recently st...

Stalking

So about 9 months ago I was waking home from the shops and a man around the age of 50 approached me he said he knew m...

Nowhere to live

I have a friend of about 2 years, whom I have become quite close to and she will often tell me if she has a problem a...

stealing

hi sami am really worried . what do i do if i am with someone who steals something from a shop. i dont know what will...