All this week, we have been looking at how ITV's Christmas fundraiser, Text Santa, will benefit people in the North East.
Since its launch in 2011, the appeal has raised £10m. This year, Beat Bullying is one of the charities being supported.
In the last of our reports, Katie Oakes has been to meet a teenager on Teesside who is now a mentor after she was bullied herself.
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