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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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You can ask me about anything you want, there's nothing too big or small. I read every single letter but I can only answer a few each week. My replies are published here on my page.

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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 Childline counsellor.

latest letters

Relapsing

Hi Sam, I've managed to not sh for about four months now and I'm quite proud of that. However it's getting really har...

Divorced parents

hi, im Ava, my parents are divorced so that means i cant see one of my parent as much as the other! For me, i dont se...

What is abortion

i know what abortion is but ive never been told how abortion actually works. its portraid in the media differently al...

I Need Help Coming Out!

Hello Sam! I'm a 11 Year old Girl.Have you got any advice on coming out to parents as Bisexual, I have been dating a ...

help with weed

Hey Sam, I have been smoking weed occasionally for a long time but for the past year I have been smoking everyday bef...

Message from Sam

You can write to me about anything you want and I read every single message sent. I can only reply to a few each week and I always do this in public on my page. I’m sorry if I don’t answer your letter but it’s likely there are others just like it that I have answered before. If you want a definite response or need support then talking to a Childline counsellor is the best way to do that.

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Thinking Of Committing Suicide

I've been thinking of this for a long time. I'm getting sick of getting bullied. I have been bullied every year in hi...

Mental Illness

Dear Sam,I'm very positive I have some type of mental illness. I have taken online professional tests, and it shows p...

My mum hears voices

So my Mother has a mental disablity, and she behaves like a child and can hear voices in her head. I live with my dad...

Ocd

i'm K***, i have had this problem for nearly a year now and it just continues to get worst. it all started when i was...

Depression

I guess i have suffered from depression for awhile now. about a year or more, it kind of started when some stuff happ...

How to talk about depression?

I am going to the doctors about another matter and I am going to tell them about it then. But I am finding it hard to...

i have ADHD and ODD

hi  i have been diagnosed with adhd and odd i know what they stand for but not much about them. i have been given tab...

Voices

I'm scared of a lot of things at the moment and I even find waking up in a morning hard. I don't like to get out of b...

Bad Voice In My Head

Hello Sam, Im Thirteen and My Name is --------. since about the 20th of december ive had a bad voice in my head,i was...