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This area is for members of the media looking for news about Fixers.

 

We have an enormous resource of stories about young people doing amazing things from all around the UK.  We can supply Fixers to talk articulately about a huge range of issues affecting young people – from tough subjects like abuse, drugs and crime, to things that are relevant to all of us such as the environment, healthy living and employment.

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Southport teen who struggled with depression makes a powerful film encouraging people to take mental health seriously.  section

Southport teen who struggled with depression makes a powerful film encouraging people to take mental health seriously.

A young man from Southport, who has battled depression and anxiety, is showing that mental health is just as important as physical health.

Date: 17th Jan 2018    Download PDF

Gravesend woman creates booklet encouraging people to talk about their mental health section

Gravesend woman creates booklet encouraging people to talk about their mental health

Kate Dickins and her team are sharing the conversations that helped them cope

Date: 15th Jan 2018    Download PDF

A Milton Keynes teenager, who is tired of people seeing young carers in a negative light, creates a film to show how rewarding it can be.  section

A Milton Keynes teenager, who is tired of people seeing young carers in a negative light, creates a film to show how rewarding it can be.

Tired of the negative stereotypes associated with being a young carer, Heidi Grogan, 18, is showing how looking after a loved one can be a positive experience.

Date: 22nd Dec 2017    Download PDF

Orkney teenager makes a powerful film showing what life can be like as a young carer.  section

Orkney teenager makes a powerful film showing what life can be like as a young carer.

Julie Sivier is educating people about the role of young carers.

Date: 21st Dec 2017    Download PDF

Edinburgh girl, who has endured years of chronic pain with a hidden illness, makes a powerful film encouraging others to get checked.  section

Edinburgh girl, who has endured years of chronic pain with a hidden illness, makes a powerful film encouraging others to get checked.

Dionne is raising more awareness about endometriosis.

Date: 20th Dec 2017    Download PDF

Adults need to understand how isolated we feel urge Orkney teens section

Adults need to understand how isolated we feel urge Orkney teens

A group of teenagers have made a film to show adults the reality of life growing up on Orkney.

Date: 19th Dec 2017    Download PDF

Gloucester man campaigns to help young people not in education or employment find their self-worth section

Gloucester man campaigns to help young people not in education or employment find their self-worth

Nick struggled with his self-esteem after leaving education and wants to help others feeling the same

Date: 13th Dec 2017    Download PDF

Young man from Anglesey hopes to change negative stereotypes of homeless people with a film. section

Young man from Anglesey hopes to change negative stereotypes of homeless people with a film.

Tired of being disrespected, a young man who has been living in supported accommodation for over a year, is hoping to change negative perceptions of homeless people.

Date: 5th Dec 2017    Download PDF

South Shields group help young people spot the signs of grooming.  section

South Shields group help young people spot the signs of grooming.

A group of young people, who all know individuals affected by child sexual exploitation, are lifting the lid on the issue by showing that grooming doesn’t only happen online.

Date: 5th Dec 2017    Download PDF

Swansea teenager warns about the dangers of sexting.  section

Swansea teenager warns about the dangers of sexting.

Whether it’s taking that stunning selfie or perfect holiday photo, we’re constantly giving the world a snapshot of our lives. But a Swansea teenager is urging young people to be wary of taking things too far and is warning of the dangers of sexting.

Date: 5th Dec 2017    Download PDF

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