Justin Greenland is a first-time voter from Hastings, East Sussex, who has been homeless and has struggled with his own mental health.
Ahead of the local elections next week, the 18-year-old said mental health was an important issue when considering his vote.
He said: “It’s not easy to find support. Everyone has their own story and everyone deserves to be heard.”
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