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Simran Kaur

Simran Kaur

Name: Simran Kaur
Age: 20
Year of the Fix: 2017
Location: West Bromwich, Sandwell
Campaign: To encourage people with mental illnesses to ask for help

I struggled with low self-esteem and a lack of confidence when I was in sixth form. The friends I had made in year 11 all went their separate ways to different colleges and I felt incredibly alone. I wasn't myself and I felt so upset all the time. 


After about six months of feeling awful every day I went to the doctor and told them that I needed counselling and when I finally got the help I needed it was such a relief. 


I made some badges with Fixers which have the message 'it's easier to ask' and I want them to show people suffering from mental ill-health that they can ask for help. 


I want to show people in distressing situations that there is a way out of it and that you can get the right help - all you have to do is look for it. 

The following Fixers helped me with this Fix: 


Beccie Morgan

Abbie Whitfield

Jessica Ofton

Chrissie Cambell

Toby Preston

Leah Ayres

Mirthe Vande-Mast

Marique Bryout

Ademah Vaja

Eesha Frankhat

Alisha Mahmood

Taslima Ahmed

Misbah Mahmood


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