Relationship issues come in all shapes and sizes.
- You may be struggling with friendship difficulties or have family troubles.
- You may have questions about love or sex.
- Perhaps you have recently lost someone you loved or
- Maybe you are experiencing abuse in a relationship with a partner or family member.
No matter what your problem, know that you are not alone and that there is help!
NHS Choices has information and other links for support and advice on getting through losing someone close.
The Mix website has advice and support for all relationship things - love, sex, friendship and family relationships.
Talking to someone about your thoughts and feelings can be very helpful. It feels good to offload and the other person may offer you good advice, or help you find the right support.
The Young Minds website has some great tips to help you talk to someone you trust.
If your relationship issues become severe and lead to other problems such as depression, anxiety or self-harm, you may need professional help.
If this is true for you, then talk to someone at school, or to your GP, about making a referral to Merton’s Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services.
If you'd just like to talk to someone, you can also contact Supportline - Helpline 01708 765200 - or email firstname.lastname@example.org - who offer emotional support to children and young people on a range of issues.