Fixers campaign

We're running a campaign that shows just what young people can do when they are given a chance. 'Fixers' helps 16-25-year-olds fix something that they feel strongly about.

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Fixers: Dealing with Dissociative Amnesia

A young woman who woke up one morning and could not remember her own name is setting out to help others come to terms with mental health conditions.

Shauna Pugh, from Ystrad Mynach, near Caerphilly, suffers from a rare condition called dissociative amnesia, which is thought to be related to stress, anxiety and depression.

The 21-year-old is now sharing her story with the help of the organisation Fixers, which aims to give young people a voice.


Fixers: How banter turns to bullying

A young woman in Pembroke Dock has launched a campaign against bullying because, she says, too many youngsters don't know they're doing it. In the latest update from Fixers - the campaign that gives young people a voice - she's using a powerful animation to spread her message.

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: Beating the cyber-bullies

A group of teenagers from Merthyr Tydfil have made a powerful film to take on so-called 'internet trolls' - or invisible online bullies.

Seventy per cent of young people say they have been a victim of internet bullying.

The video has been made with the help of Fixers - the campaign that gives young people a voice.

Fixers: Nick's story of becoming a blacksmith

At one time the valleys would have been alive with the ringing of blacksmith's anvils… but now it's a lonely tune, played by a few.

One young craftsman in Mid Wales says the forge can still be at the heart of the community, and has enlisted the help of Fixers - the campaign that give young people a voice - to spread the message.

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.

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