To mark this year’s World Children’s Day, we have prepared a factsheet based on data from our publication Voices of Children & Young People Around the World: Global Child Helpline Data from 2021. Concerns about family relationships are a large reason why children and young people reach out to child helplines, with around one in […]
Every year, we survey our child helpline members all around the world about the contacts they’ve been receiving from children and young people. Our child helpline members are supporting millions of children, responding to contacts ranging from children who have concerns about their mental health to children who are experiencing violence, neglect or bullying; questions […]
Child helplines have a unique insight into the gap between policy and reality, making them a key actorin advocating for children’s rights. They support millions of children every year. They respond to issues ranging from serious children’s rights violations, to children who just want someone to chat to on the way home from school. What […]
Saturday 30 July marks International Day of Friendship 2022.
Positive peer relationships are a crucial aspect of the well-being of children and young people.
Youth Mental Health: How child helplines support children and young people with their mental health concerns
According to the World Health Organization, one in seven 10 to 19-year-olds in the world lives with a mental disorder. Child helplines play a crucial role in supporting these children and young people globally, day in and day out. Our latest report presents data on the contacts received by 103 of our child helpline members […]
This report presents data on the contacts relating to mental health concerns that were received by our child helpline members during the years 2018 through 2020. It is clear from this data that children and young people turn to child helplines when they face mental health issues.
“The Smile of the Child” supported 48.403 children and their families in 2021 Child Helpline International member, The Smile of the Child, presented a review of the Organization’s actions for 2021 last Tuesday, 1 February 2022, announcing the total number of children and families TSOTC supported through all its specialized and holistic actions for children […]
In order to understand the issues faced by the children and young people who get in touch with child helplines, we survey our members around the world each and every year to gather information about the contacts they receive. Our latest publication spotlights our child helpline members operating in the European Union, and the data […]
In order to understand the issues faced by the children and young people who get in touch with child helplines, we survey our members around the world each year to gather information about the contacts they receive. This unique and vital data gives an insight into the ways in which children and young people experience the […]