By Laura Sore

No Limits is a charity which offers free and confidential information, advice, counselling, support and advocacy for children and young people under 26 who live in Southampton and Hampshire.

It is one of many charities across the south that receives money from the proceeds raised by BBC Children in Need each year.

The Charity’s advice centre is based on High Street in Southampton and is open six days a week to young people. With the help of Children in Need funding, No Limits has supported hundreds of young people with problems including bullying, self-harm, sexuality, substance use, relationships, emotional well-being and mental health.

As a result of this support, disadvantaged children and young people can feel less isolated and more able to reach out for help. Small changes that have empowered the lives of young people in all areas including community participation, personal development, and security and stability.

A service user of the charity said: “I’ve been seeing No Limits through the school drop-in and now college since year nine. They have helped with issues including; anxiety, drugs, alcohol, once a pregnancy test and counselling.

"No Limits has helped me so much I have become a volunteer.

"No Limits helped me to feel more confident, has helped me with self-harm and my negative thoughts and feelings.”