Meningitis Now has been a huge support to us all, and still is. They are now classed as part of our family
Hi I’m Ross, and I live with my family and my brother, who has had meningitis. My brother, Troy, has suffered bacterial meningitis six times due to a head injury.
Troy’s recurrent bacterial meningitis means that I, and my family, have an on-going concern; my parents have to be very aware of the symptoms, and I have to be strong. As a family we have all had to deal with, adjust and support Troy’s life-changing after-effects, such as deafness and behavioural issues.
Meningitis Now has been a huge support to us all, and still is. They are now classed as part of our family. The family days are ace, because we get to have fun, relax and meet and talk to others who have suffered in some way. Meningitis Now staff and volunteers are amazing and such a laugh.
As a Young Ambassador I hope to help raise awareness, support others who have suffered, do more fundraising and continue the great work started by other Young Ambassadors.