carers, as told by Carina Andrews and her team. By giving insight into life as a young adult carer, a group from the South West are highlighting the challenges faced
carers and they know about adult carers, says Carina, who first began looking after her mum when she was five. But, we find there s a gap where people don t understand
carer on ITV News West Country A Christchurch Fixer is raising awareness about being a young carer, in the hope that it will help others in similar situations get the support
carers. Knowing how difficult it can be to juggle schoolwork with looking after an ill or disabled relative, Ricky Buckland wants to help teachers understand why young carers may struggle
carers can end up missing out on school.
My Fixers project is to encourage other young carers to be ambitious. You should work towards whatever you want to achieve.
At one stage
The group from Sheffield want to raise awareness of their responsibilities at home, highlighting some of the challenges they encounter.
Many young carers face a lot of pressure when
carers to be able to study full time 'I hate the law that prevents young adult carers like myself from being in full time education.
'In the future I really
carer. It s very isolating being a young adult carer in Somerset. You feel like you can t do anything with your life even if you want to.
carers, they often think that they support people with disabilities, but that s not always the case.
I go to a young carer s group once a month, I have
carers A woman who has looked after her dad since the age of five is campaigning for young carers to be entitled to free travel on public transport.
Advice on what to do when you think you're on the verge of harming your baby.
'Ashley' is highlighting the fact that LGBTQ+ hate crime remains a problem.
Charlie has written a song about living with anxiety.
Lou is helping people to understand what it means to be non-binary.
A film showing how people censor their lives online.
Emmanuel is urging young people to strive to achieve their career goals.
This film is based on a real life story about how anxiety affects pupils in the classroom.
A film to help people see what an unhealthy relationship is.
Caitlin's film aims to help with the transition from school to college.
A comic book to help people fight anxiety.
A wristband design will help teachers spot young carers.
Kayleigh says coming out doesn't have to be a big deal.
Leanne is fed up of people not believing that she is disabled.
Esther is encouraging young people to be themselves.
Shannon is shining a light on life with anxiety.
Marcus is highlighting the signs that someone may be feeling suicidal.
Daniel is appealing to British teens to be grateful for what they've got.
Jordan wants people to understand complex PTSD.
Katie is showing people there's nothing queer about being gay.
Challenging teachers to support young carers.
Buses in our community don't accommodate the needs of young people.
Mason and Ellie are urging people to stop dressing to fit in.
Emily hopes her film will help people understand Alzheimer's and support families more.
Hannah wants to help young people dealing with grief.
Charity to wind-down after 11 years
Adam had to wait 18 months for mental health support. He hopes his music video will change the outcome for others.
Claire wants young people to persevere with their dreams.
Students are educating their peers about the prevalence of food poverty in the UK.
Sam used to be homeless and hopeless. He's turned his life around and wants others to know they can too.
Nancy wants children to think carefully about how they dispose of plastic.
Ciarán wants students to keep a lookout for vulnerable people in their midst on campus.
Why calories aren't the enemy - and healthy eating is so important.
James shows what life is like living with anxiety.
College students want to use media positively to prevent online dangers.
Archie looks after his younger sister and wants better understanding of what young carers do.
Katie says self-doubt held her back but boxing gave her self-belief
A group of aspiring actors are calling for better roles for black and Asian people.
A young mum wants social workers to listen and not judge.
Mentoring can help with your self-esteem and career pathway.
Care leaver Julia is raising the aspirations of teenagers growing up in foster homes.
Calli wants to help people understand the impact abuse has on a victim's life.
Teachers need to respect the pupils and students need to respect the teachers.
Stay safe as a pedestrian by turning off devices and concentrating on the road.
Lucy and Millie were the victims of cyberbullying.
A group questions why fast food options are plaguing their community
Ben Simms and his group from Watford FC are encouraging those with disabilities to work in sport.
Layne wants people to shun celebrities and choose real people as role models.
Welsh students want to reduce the stigma surrounding free school meal provisions.
A booklet designed to help people with their wellbeing.
A group of students from Worcester Uni have made wristbands promoting mental wellbeing.
Fixers is a project of the Public Service Broadcasting Trust, funded by the National Lottery through the Big Lottery Fund, and featured on ITV.