Jenny was physically and emotionally abused by her step mum for over five years. As she grew older she turned to alcohol and drugs to calm her down. Juliet, one of our counsellors helped her deal with her emotions and past trauma.
How your support helps
Jenny's story, dealing with substance misuse
Mujibullah's story, a young refugee
Mujibullah came to the UK alone when he was forced to leave Afghanistan. When he first arrived, he couldn’t speak English and didn’t know anyone. Through support from one of our services he now is settled and working to continue his education.
Sarah's story, supporting children in care
Sarah was put in care when she was 10. She kept being moved around different foster parents, and she started running away. Her worker Zoe supported her to settle into a long term foster placement.
John's story, coping with mental health and emotional well-being
Sophie's story, a former runaway
Just after her 16th birthday and with difficulties at home, Sophie started going missing. After being referred to The Children's Society by the police Sophie worked with a project worker who, over five months, helped her to understand the risks and dangers of going missing.
Marnie's story, learning about the dangers of child sexual exploitation
Jessie J supports our work
More mental health support in schools
Jessie J talks about her own teenage struggle with feelings of low self-esteem and the bullying she endured in school.
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