My name is Kelly Mattison and I am a freelance health and social affairs journalist based in Stockport, greater Manchester. My articles have been published in big issue in the north, big issue Scotland, guardian society, guardian social care and young minds magazine.

Free thinking

Free thinking

The thought processes behind male-on-male violence and domestic abuse are similar, say experts. A new course aiming to break the link by challenging the attitudes of young males is proving successful.

I see domestic abuse everywhere – but people still don't understand what it is

I see domestic abuse everywhere – but people still don't understand what it is

How interviewing successful care leavers taught young people to dream big

How interviewing successful care leavers taught young people to dream big