It's believed as many as twenty-six thousand children in the northwest have a parent in prison although they're not recognised in official figures, and have scant specialist support. Now a teenager from our region, is telling her side of the story with the help of charity Fixers.
A woman from Warrington has launched a campaign to highlight borderline personality disorders. Rachel Johnston overdosed twice before getting help. She's now giving talks in colleges to raise awareness of the illness. She's now working with FIXERS to give young people a voice on the issue.
A Liverpool student's campaigning to overcome the stigma linked to hair loss. Alopecia affects
up to two per cent of women, and for many it's traumatic. Katie Brooks works with young people to help boost their self image. Her film was made through the Fixers project to give young people a voice.
It is thought that around one percent of us have some form of autism.
That means 70,000 people in the northwest struggle with communication, and can see the world very differently.
Now a young man from Altrincham, who has Asperger’s Syndrome, has enlisted the help of Fixers - the campaign that gives young people a voice - to help others see the world through his eyes.
For more on this, head to fixers.org.uk
A group of friends from Moss Side are launching a campaign with Fixers aiming to change 'stereotypical' perceptions, and to show that most young black men are not out to cause trouble or be threatening.
A cheerleader from Prestwich, who was teased for doing what she loves, wants to campaign for cheerleading to be taken seriously as a sport.
Zanele Mpofu, 18, has been cheerleading since she was 9, but is concerned many people still mock cheerleaders as being ‘ditsy’.
For more information about Fixers visit the website, fixers.org.uk.