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What are young people seeking help for?

Childline is a free private and confidential service helping anyone under 19 in the UK with any issue they’re going through. It was started in 1986 by Esther Rantzen and joined the NSPCC in 2006 in order to help reach more young people. In 2015-16, Childline carried out more than 300,000 counselling sessions, with 71 per cent of those taking place online. 

The ten most common issues prompting children and young people to contact childline were:Low self-esteem / unhappinessFamily relationshipsBullying (online...

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