While it’s easy to switch off, Brexit will shape British politics, and our lives, for a generation – so we owe it to ourselves not to clock out.
As UK hospitals suffer from spiralling funding and dwindling resources, it can be hard to feel heard. For writer Ben Smoke, this desperation led to drastic action.
UK champion Grace Savage is turning the male-dominated beatboxing scene on its head, turning beats and lyrics into revolutionary new weaponry.
It's cliché to say we need to 'talk about' mental health, but for Ben Smoke, 2017 was the year in which learning to reach out might well have saved a life.
Once you've attempted to take your own life you can't just pretend it didn't happen. For Ben Smoke marking the occasion is a chance to embrace life, and call us all to action.