• Sephton's Story

    'When it comes to anger, anger is like a driving force to hide the emotions that you are actually

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  • Young person, Beth, talking about self harm and XLP's support

    Beth's Story

    "When I first self-harmed, it wasn’t a bad thing..."

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  • A photo of Derek

    Derek's Story

    "The place where I grew up, there was a lot of gun crime and knife crime."

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  • Holly at a Showcase

    Holly's Story

    At secondary school I wasn’t really a talkative person. I got bullied.

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  • Photo of Sy

    Sy's Story

    Growing up it was mum, me and my brother, Taz. We didn’t have a father figure.

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  • Tex's Story

    "I first heard about XLP in 2013.

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  • Shayleigh’s Story

    I got involved with XLP about three years ago when the bus first came to my estate.

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  • Cherry

    Working with XLP has changed me for the better.

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  • Chelsea

    “I want my future to be a positive one, one where I can be strong and make a difference to others”

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    I had been bullied for much of my time in primary school and had accepted that I was different an

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  • RICO

    “Before XLP I would say that I lacked confidence, but being involved with XLP has helped me to develop self-belief; the belief that I can be the best that I can be”

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  • Chelsea E

    “I know that I can really trust and confide in the XLP youth workers and I know that if it wasn’t for them, I wouldn’t be where I am now”

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