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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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  • 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.

latest letters

I keep telling lies

hey sam for a really long time ive been telling lies. i lie to my teachers and tell them i understand or when called ...

School and me

First day back at school was horrible people laughed at me threw the hallways and called me fat. ive cut myself befor...

Homelessness

Ive been homeless since I was 15. I'm now 18. I've been stayin on sofas and sometimes on park benches or in the town ...

My mum always hits me

Dear Sam ​ My mum always hits me even when its a sall thing like i have forgotten to wash my face, she pulls my hair ...

I have been having flashbacks

hi, ive been having flashbacks recently to all the bad things that have happened in my like, like my dad dying, and b...

Pressure about doing piano

Hi Sam i have been doing piano for a couple of years now but I am really bord of it and music isn't really my passion...

Message from Sam

Food is a part of life for us every day, but for some people this is a real problem. I’d be really interested to hear from you if you’re having problems with eating or your body image.

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Sexting

Hi, I don't really know what to say or how this works but on FB there in this guy I know who sends me sexual messages...

Sexting

I'm a female and this boy keeps asking me for nude photos and he's sent me one.. should I trust him?

Addicted to porn

Please don't judge me but I'm 11 and addicted to porn. I am so ashamed of this horrible horrible addiction and I real...

porn

Please don't judge me but I'm 11 and addicted to porn. I am so ashamed of this horrible horrible addiction and I real...

Sexting

I'm not sure what to do. This boy I didn't know randomly started speaking to me and I wasn't going to be rude so I sa...

Want to stop watching porn

I am 14 and I watch porn. I try my hardest not to watch it but I do and I want to stop . Please help me

What is porn?

I know this is probably strange for you but all my friends talk about porn and  I don't know what it is please can yo...

The Internet is really scary

A man on the Internet threatened me in to sending him rude pictures and videos and he made me do rude things on cam. ...

Chatting to an older boy

Basically, I'm 11 and I've had strong feelings for this lad who works in a shop in my town for a good year now. I wou...

I don't want to look at that

I was on facebook and this guy that I dont know sent me an inappropirate picture of someone, followed by a dirty text...