When Things Go Wrong

When things go wrong, it’s easy to blame ourselves, feel upset, scared, worried or confused or to try find reasons to justify why it happened.

The most important thing to remember if you feel troubled or concerned about the situation you are in, is to confide in someone you trust to get the support and advice you need. You can also approach professional organisations who exist to help, protect and support you so you don’t have to deal with it alone or in silence.

If you need to deal with conflict in your family, or with your friends, this video could be handy:

If you need advice, help, or someone on your side, or advocacy — someone to speak on your behalf — you could try talking to Meic. Meic will always listen to you. They can also help you take steps to fix the situation, if that’s what you want to do. You can chat to them online, text them (84001) or call them for free on 080880 23456. They’re open from 8 in the morning until midnight.

Some other places that might help

Meet Safe AS: Domestic Abuse Support For Young People In Cardiff

Aunty Sprout

If you have a problem, question or advice that you’d like to share with other young Cardiffians, Aunty Sprout is for you:

Aunty Sprout: My Parents Are Getting Divorced, I Don’t Know If I Should See My Dad

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For more organisations, services or info on relationships, check out our database or contact Meic, the advocacy, advice and information helpline for children and young people in Wales –  Freephone: 080880 23456 / Text: 84001 / Instant Message.

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