It really bothers me when I see young people copying their mates and going along with the crowd, even if what they are doing is bad for them or illegal. I want to encourage young people to try and make their own decisions in life and do what they think is right rather than just going along with the crowd.
When I met the team at Fixers, I decided that I would write and produce a track and record it with my friend Payton. Fixers then helped us to shoot a video to go with the track. It's all about staying true to yourself and not giving up on your own beliefs. If you don't want to drink, take drugs or commit crimes, then don't do it - even though your mates might be.
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I have psychosis, and I want to make sure young people know the symptoms
My aim is to give youngsters more opportunities to do something useful
I want people to understand dogs better to prevent dog attacks
I thought that drugs had changed my life for the better...but I was wrong.
I have worked with Fixers since 2008 to raise awareness of male eating disorders through a website
With my friends I am creating a phone app to teach people about sexual health
I'm making an audio CD to give prisoners an idea of the effects of their crimes on the family
I want to create something which brings the community together to remove negative stereotypes of
Skillnet Schools Team
We're changing how people look at learning difficulties across Kent
I was fed up with drunks ruining my home town so I made a couple of cautionary films.
I want to design a website which teachers can use to help combat bullying in schools
I wanted to make a film about the effect that being in a war zone can have on young people.
Kathryn & Sophie
We want to help sufferers of eating disorders and give information to others
I'm a young mum of two and I want to stop the abusive preconceptions against people like me
I want to raise awareness of brain cancer following my father's death from it
After overcoming an eating disorder, I want to raise awareness about this condition
I want young people to feel comfortable in their own skin
I want to help young people reach their creative potential through the performing arts
I want to unite Bristol and stop postcode wars through a film
Kieran and Kaitlin
We want to eliminate negative stereotypes of young people in our town
I'm creating a theatre group to give unemployed young people valuable work experience
I see so many people smoking underage, and I want to stop this
I've been suffering from Tourette's since I was 15-years-old, and now I'm helping others with the
By the time I was 20, I had two children. Now I want to stop people judging young mums
I'm raising awareness of the impact having elderly parents can have on young people
I'm changing the misconceptions people hold about hoodies
I want to inspire women to get out of abusive relationships through music
I know how 'legal' highs can mess up your head.
Since my fiance died in a motorcycle accident, I have campaigned to improve road safety
I spent most of my childhood in care, and know that taking the wrong path is easy.
I'm trying to encourage a lower bus fare scheme for young people
I want to inspire homeless people into employment
I want to raise awareness about eating disorders and promote better understanding of them
My resource shows young people the advantages of foreign exchange programmes
I want to use my experience of family breakdown to help others improve their situation
I want to give hope to vulnerable women who've been trafficked to the UK for sex
I wanted to show young people the importance of safe sex, and how easy it is to keep your sexual
My step-father is often deployed overseas with the Navy, and I'm telling my story of the effects it
I'm from a military family, and want to help servicemen and women adjust to normal life.
I want to raise awareness of cyber-bullying and the effects of it
I have experienced the heartache of witnessing a family member battle schizophrenia.
I want to encourage young drivers to be safer on the roads in my area
I’m getting young people to complete first aid courses
I want to restore a free lunch scheme for the poorest college students
I'm raising awareness of a little-known condition called borderline personality disorder
After being kicked out of my home, I learn to live alone and am teaching others to do the same
We want to create a website to offer advice and support to young people coming out
After living homeless in the woods, I'm using my experience to encourage greater support for the
Having suffered a stroke at 21, I want people to be aware they can happen at any age
I got into trouble because there wasn't enough to do, so I set up a breakdancing group.
Anyone can turn their life around - no matter how low you get.
I want to make legal street art more accessible
I’m bridging the generation gap within families through a film and workshops
We made some hard-hitting films about drink, and how it can mess things up.
I got young people working together by spreading happiness through cakes and high-fives
With my friends, I have helped improve the look of my local youth club
I want to raise awareness of self-harm and educate people about the signs
As a young gay man, I want to tackle the scourge of homophobic bullying in schools.
I'm providing further opportunities to support people with mental health conditions
I've been lucky and had good foster care, but others have not. I want to change this
I want to empower young people to make their own decisions in life.
Through my magic show, I'm making people smile and chill out
I put drink, drugs and getting into trouble behind me, when I found a sport I love.
With technology constantly evolving, I'm making sure older people don't get left behind
I wanted to create the South West’s best skate park for young people
I want to get rid of negative stereotypes against young, black people
I want to stop homophobic bullying in schools
I saw my friends taking so-called 'legal highs' and made a film to highlight the dangers.
As a young carer myself, I want there to be more help out there for others like me.
I was sexually abused until I was 14, now I want to help other young people survive.
I want to break down barriers between disabled and non- disabled people
I'm raising the profile of free running to remove the negative stereotypes associated with it
I'm inspiring young people to stay away from gangs and changing perceptions of young people
I'm making a film to show that people with learning difficulties should be treated equally
I turned a load of plastic waste from my town into a sculpture to stop waste
I want shopkeepers to view young people as equals
I held an event to bring young people in London together
After having a stroke, Becky wants to raise awareness of the condition among young people
My brother died when I was 14 and I want to show how this affected me so schools can better
I'm making women in my area aware of where they can turn to for help with domestic violence
My band and I are encouraging young women to pick up musical instruments
We made a music video based on the true life story of a heroin addict
I want there to be more support for families dealing with someone who has dementia
I want to transform a dull, communal courtyard into a garden everyone can use
As a blind singer, I'm changing the negative stereotypes the music industry has towards disabled
Drink and Drugs can damage your health. I've been campaigning for better health...
I want to inspire young, single mothers to stay strong for their children
My mum was abused until I was nine, I'm helping other young people survive
I found a unique way to raise awareness of poverty and homelessness.
I want to change the way the media stereotypes young people as being 'bad'
We want to create a system where pupils can donate their old uniforms so families can save money
My group of Fixers would like to help teach new parents cook healthily for their kids.
With the help of my friends, I'm highlighting homelessness in my area
I want to discourage people from suicide and encourage them to talk when they are feeling down
I was homeless and now I'm trying to improve the homeless system
I wanted to encourage people to foster care
I have amnesia and want to offer support to other people with similar or undiagnosed conditions
I'm trying to stop young people using the drug 'meow meow'
Mercedes and Bethany
We made an advert to stop boy racers on the roads
I joined a gang and ended up in prison.
I was bullied through school. Now I want to discourage others from being bullies
I want to show young people the negative effects of cannabis on the brain
I was involved in a car accident when I was 15 years old. Now I’m encouraging road safety
I'm warning of violence caused by drink after my brother was killed in a drunken attack.
Having experienced long-term unemployment, I want to show the mental effect it can have
I'm raising awareness of brain tumour symptoms
I am registered blind, and I wanted to change peoples' stereotypes towards blindness
With the help of my friends, we're stopping bullying in schools
I want to warn youngsters about being safe on social media sites
I wasted 483 days of my life in prison.
I hosted a big night out, bringing young people together and raising money for charity
I found the strength within me to stop taking cocaine.
Hilary & Vicky
We’re getting children interested in their local library
I was born to a teen mum and I am using this experience to inform others about teen pregnancy
As a young mum, I know people stereotype me. I want to break those stigmas
I want to rid society of negative attitudes towards trans people
I was bullied at school, but now I'm putting a stop to it through a film
I'm organising a free football tournament to unite people across my city
I want cheerleading to be taken more seriously as a sport
I want people to feel comfortable in their own skin and not worry too much about their appearance
A group of friends and I got together to create a DVD film to stop homophobic bullying
I am teaching young people to love themselves the way they are
I want to raise awareness in order to get employers to take homeless people more seriousley
I suffer from a disorder which compels me to eat. Through a website I'm raising awareness of the
I want to create better understanding of snakes and exotic pets and help combat peoples' fears of
I campaigned about the danger of someone deliberately spiking your drink.
I sought asylum after my family were killed in Sudan. Now I'm raising awareness of the struggles
I'm making people aware of the processes involved in cheap fashion
Following the death of my brother to a knife attack in 2007, I decided to campaign to stop knife
I want to encourage particularly troubled children to express themselves through creative arts
I want to tackle cyber bullying and encourage people to protect their personal details online
I'd been in trouble all my life, but now I help discourage others from offending.
My friends and I are creating a 'top trumps' campaign to tackle youth unemployment
I want to encourage the integration of students with disabilities and learning difficulties at my
I'm giving workshops to boost confidence in the LGBT community
I love sport, and I'm using this passion to get young people active
I want to change the way some shop owners negatively stereotype young shoppers
I'm showing the effects living with a parent with untreated mental illnesses can have through a
I was dependent on Mephedrone. Now I’m encouraging others to stop
I want primiary school children to learn sign language
I suffered from depression and urge young people with mental health problems to seek help
I grew up in an area with gang culture and killings, but I know it's important to think
With the help of my friends, I'm making people aware of homophobic bullying
I want to send a message out to young people about the risk of being groomed.
I want break down society's negative stereotypes of the LGBT community
I want to raise the profile of the music scene in my quiet town of Yate
As a cheerleader, I'm into sport. Now I'm getting other young women to do the same
There is not much sense of 'community spirit' on my estate, so I changed that
I've spent time in prison but have managed to turn my life around.
Some friends and I are lobbying the local council to build a youth centre in our estate
Tasha & Kemi
We're sisters who turned our lives around after being jailed for drug crimes.
My life was a mess, talking to people who cared helped me turn my life around
Following the death of my granddad to cancer, I decided to raise money for Cancer Research UK with
I want to invite more young people with autism to come forward and share their experiences
I used to self-harm. Now I am providing support for others who do
I was bullied for being in care through most of my youth. I want to stop this happening to others.
I've had eczema my whole life, and now I'm helping others with skin conditions find support
I've been in care, and want to change attitudes towards looked-after kids.
I'm getting people talking about domestic violence against men
I'm a keen cyclist, but it is dangerous in London. I improved the safety
I want to get people to look below the surface to better understand young people
I want to inspire youngsters to stay away from crime and make a better life for themselves
At 15 I got hooked on crack and heroin, and turned to prostitution to pay for drugs.
I want to bring together a network of young people across London to restore community spirit
I used to deal and take drugs. Now I encourage young people away from them
I used to smoke cannabis. Now I want to want to warn people of the dangers of it
I want to stop prejudice against people with 'hidden' illnesses like Crohn's disease
I want to make my community vibrant again and free of all fly-tipping
A group of young people from Bridgend were concerned about drug abuse in their area
One of my friends died of AIDS. I want more people to get tested for HIV so that they don't spread
After suffering domestic violence, I want to show other young people the signs so they can prevent
I want to get more young people in the kitchen and actually cooking for themselves
I want to promote mutual understanding between men and women
I want people to understand mental health better.
I'm creating a website to get young fathers together
I want to show people that healthy eating does not need to be costly
Schools often sideline the importance of teaching 'skills for life'. I want to change that.
I want to make people aware of where their food comes from to support local farmers
I want to raise awareness about autism and help those with learning difficulties express themselves
We created a game to help kids in rural Cumbria make healthier lifestyle choices.
I’m tackling cyber-bullying through a unique interactive play
I am backing a campaign to lift community spirit through annonymous poetry
I'm trying to get young people involved in a dance studio to keep them out of trouble.
Studying art helped me defeat my depression. Now I want others to do the same
I have Asperger's and am misunderstood because of this. I'm changing these misconceptions
I told my story of my tough teenage years to inspire others to turn their lives around
I was diagnosed with a heart condition aged just 23. Now I want to ensure others to get screened
I want to guide other young people away from violence in school
I'm a traveller, and I want to stop prejudice towards people like me
I want to show young women that there's more to life than getting the 'perfect body'
I used to get drunk as a student, now I'm challenging young people to stay sober.
After falling out with my family, I became one of the 'hidden homeless'
I want to inspire more women to feel empowered and promote equality
I want to inspire young people to read and write rather than watch television
I want to highlight the damaging effects bullying can leave on someone
Following the death of my cousin to knife crime, I want to stop it
I'm holding an event to boost the confidence of young people with autism