Childline is a free, private and confidential service where you can be you. Whatever your worry, whenever you need help, however you want to get in touch. We're here for you online, on the phone, anytime. We are here to help anyone under 19 in the UK with any issue they’re going through.

You can talk to us about anything. No problem is too big or too small.

Helpline: 0800 1111

Calls are free from landlines and mobiles in the UK. And they won't show up on your phone bill. Even if you don't have credit on your mobile phone you can still call us for free. 

Online:1-2-1 Counsellor Chat

Chat with a counsellor about anything. It's a 1-2-1 session - so it's just you and Childline. They can give you help and support with whatever's worrying you. 

How to use 1-2-1 Counsellor Chat:

1. Enter the waiting room: We'll be with you to start your chat as soon as we can.

2. Stay calm while you wait: Why not watch videos and play games while you wait.

3. Start chatting to a counsellor: Chat with a counsellor about whatever's worrying you.

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Whatever you're going through, call us free any time, from any phone on 116 123. We're here round the clock, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

The number is available and free to call from landline and mobile phones.

If you're given the time and space to talk things through, you can find a way through your problems.

Samaritans help you to explore your options so you can make decisions that are right for you

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HOPELineUK is a confidential support and advice service for young people under the age of 35 who may be having thoughts of suicide.

Helpline: 0800 068 41 41 (All calls to HOPELineUK are free)

Text: 07786 209697 (You will be charged at your standard network rate)

Opening hours are 10am-10pm weekdays, 2pm-10pm weekends, and 2pm-5pm Bank Holidays.

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Some links below for more advice and service information:

    ‣ Looking after yourself - top tips
    ‣ Emotional Health and Wellbeing Directory
    ‣ Services and Activities in Salford
    ‣ Local Offer
    ‣ Find your nearest Doctor






More emotional health pages

      ♥ What is mental health?
      ♥ Need to talk to someone?
      ♥ What's worrying you?
      ♥ Local Services
      ♥ Support and Advice
      ♥ Films
      ♥ Useful websites