This video explores the topic of abuse, which some viewers might find upsetting. We’re here for you. To find support, visit KidsHelpPhone.ca
I am 12 years old. I’m 11. I just turned 12. Yeah.
[What would you do if you won a million dollars?]
I would spend a bit on bath bombs and candles.
Buy a house. A mansion, maybe.
I’d buy myself a cat.
[What do you love about your friends?]
I love their personalities.
How sweet they are and how kind they are. And I just love my friends.
They tell funny jokes.
When they just want to spend time with me.
[What can make kids feel unsafe at home?]
Parents that yell at them all the time.
If they did something bad to them.
Neglect, for sure.
[How can you tell if someone may be unsafe at home?]
Maybe if they’re doing bad stuff like bullying other kids.
They might walk differently. They might talk differently.
If they’re not enjoying stuff that they would usually love.
If they come to school hurt.
[What can you do if someone you know is unsafe at home?]
Tell them to talk to somebody who can help them.
Contact child services or the police.
Tell another grown up.
[You can talk to Kids Help Phone any time, for any issue.]
It’s there to help make kids safe.
They have someone to actually talk to that could maybe help them.
Abuse is never OK and it’s never your fault. Your safety matters. While some forms of abuse can be obvious, it’s not always easy to identify, even when it’s happening in your own home. If you or someone you know is unsafe at home, it’s important to reach out to a safe adult. A safe adult in your life could be a relative, friend or teacher. We’re here for you. For more ways to get support, visit KidsHelpPhone.ca