Author Archives: Katie Sanders

CHANGE STARTS WITH YOU!

We, as the youth of our societies, have the power to politically engage in events that shape our very futures. The youth face many issues that go unheard. Certain groups such as youth with disabilities, young people from minority groups, young women, and indigenous youth face intersectional discrimination and struggle with voicing their opinions. The…

Matthew: “My Lifelong Battle With Both Physical & Mental Health”

Throughout my entire life I have had to battle against physical and mental health issues which threatened to take away everything I have worked hard to achieve.  The first time I ever needed help with my mental health was when my parents’ marriage broke down. At the time, I was 5 years old and even…

Being Kind to Yourself

A positive male perspective from a fighter against anxiety and depression. So, I have been living with diagnosed depression and anxiety for over ten years now. It’s something which can be so hard to understand or even see as it is an illness related to the mind. There is still a stigma attached to mental…