Are you worried about what’s happening at the moment? There is plenty of free, confidential support available.
Meic is the helpline service for children and young people up to the age of 25 in Wales.
From finding out what’s going on in your local area to help dealing with a tricky situation, Meic will listen even when it feels like no-one else will. They won’t judge you and will help by giving you information, useful advice and the support you need.
You can contact them in Welsh or English.
Meic is open 8am to midnight, 7 days a week. You can contact us by phone, SMS text and instant messaging. Meic is confidential, anonymous, free, and just for you.
Call for free on 0808 80 23456
Or text 84001
IM/Online chat: www.meic.cymru
Childline is a free, private and confidential service where you can talk about anything. Whatever your worry, they are there to listen.
There are lots of different ways to speak to a Childline counsellor or get support from other young people.
You can call on 0800 1111. It is free to call and it won’t show on your bill. Lines are open from 9am – 12pm.
You can speak with a counsellor in a safe space online about whatever is worrying you in a 1-2-1 chat
You can also join other young people on the message boards.
Samaritans is a helpline service which is available 24/7 for anyone who’s struggling to cope or who needs someone to listen without judgement or pressure.
You can talk to Samaritans about what is happening and how you’re feeling and they will help you to find a way forward.
Whatever you’re going through, call Samaritans free any time, from any phone, on 116 123.
Alternatively, you can email the Samaritans at firstname.lastname@example.org. You will receive a response within 24 hours.
If you’d prefer to write a letter, you can send it to
PO Box 9090
STIRLING FK8 2SA
Samaritans aim to respond to letters within 7 days.