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Fixers: Smashing the stigma around mental health

Around 16 per cent of young people in Wales may be struggling with a mental health problem, according to government figures - but most will not recognise that fact.

Now a young woman from Presteigne in Powys, who has fought anorexia and other issues, is determined to educate her generation and smash the stigma.

In our latest update from Fixers - the campaign that helps young people to help others - we hear about plans to hold mental health workshops in schools and colleges.

Fixers: Street Beats

The young members of a dance group in west Wales are asking for help as they prepare to compete at an international festival in America.

They say they have had backing from local people and businesses, but it's much easier for rugby and football clubs to get funding and sponsorship.

Now, with the help of Fixers - the campaign that gives young people a voice - they're getting the message out that dance is for everyone and deserves our support.


Fixers: Freestyle footballer encourages hidden talent

A young man from Cardiff has come up with a novel way of tackling youth unemployment, by encouraging young people to find, and exploit, their hidden talents.

Ash Randall has won the approval of Welsh football legend Neville Southall.

He is now working with Fixers - the campaign that gives young people a voice - to show others that a career can come from a surprising source.

Fixers: Making roads safer for young drivers

Every 36 hours a young person dies, or is seriously injured, in an accident on Welsh roads.

Road accidents are the single biggest killer of young adults in the UK.

Now a group of young people are trying to tackle the issue by aiming to influence a forthcoming government Green Paper on young drivers.

They gathered at a special event, with celebrities and politicians, in London - hosted by Fixers, the campaign that gives young people a voice, and ITV News Presenter Nina Hossain.

Fixers: Call for recognition for asexuality

You may be familiar with the terms 'straight', 'gay', 'lesbian', 'bisexual' and 'transgender', but what about 'asexual'?

Asexuals say they don't feel sexual attraction, and are happy with purely emotional connections.

With the help of Fixers - the campaign that gives young people a voice - a student at Bangor University is appealing for recognition for what she calls the fourth sexual orientation.

Fixers: Isolation

The mid Wales town of Llandrindod Wells is a pretty Victorian spa resort with a rich heritage and beautiful natural surroundings, but for many young people it's a wilderness.

That's the warning of local youngsters who say that many of them are turning to drugs and alcohol as a result. But a young couple are trying to change things for the better, with the support of Fixers - the campaign that helps young people to help others.

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