Jack was only eight years’ old when he left a terrifying note on his teacher’s desk.

That night the Sydney schoolboy took a marker and wrote across his bedroom floor and pillow, “I don’t want to be alive”.

Jack was suffering from anxiety and being bullied at school because of it. To help overcome it, the now nine-year-old turned to drawing and art.

“I get really anxious when I’m scared and can’t do anything about it and I find painting and drawing makes me concentrate on something else,” he said.

“My drawings just come from my head and I start to think about the drawings I have already done and it makes me want to do more.”

Jack Wilkinson’s drawings that have been made into shirts.

Now Jack’s mum Kristy Sturgess, who is a clothing manufacturer, has helped him create a line of T-shirts featuring his drawings to raise money for Kids Helpline.

“Jack is just an everyday kid who loves tennis, soccer and…

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