Mental health crisis in Northern Ireland is being exacerbated by ongoing political stalemate, say leading experts

Northern Ireland Mental health charities, Mental Health Foundation and Royal College of Psychiatrists highlight that more people have died from suicide since the Belfast Agreement than were killed during the

Action Mental Health’s Marathon Efforts to Raise Vital Funds

The ethos of Action Mental Health and its focus on helping people to recover from mental ill-health was what attracted the charity’s inaugural runner to sign up for this year’s

Shout Out for Volunteers!

The AMH Team are on the look out for enthusiastic Volunteers to help with all things fundraising from charity collections, to bag packs, to helping out at numerous events throughout

Michelle’s Story

Michelle’s Story

On Tuesday 28th April 2015 I entered the AMH New Horizons building in Downpatrick feeling very stressed, anxious, frightened and unsure.  I had a fear of strangers and felt no-one

New Horizons Downpatrick clients tread the boards in ‘Fighting Back’

As part of a CCEA Performance Skills qualification, service users from Downpatrick New Horizons created their own theatre company, ‘Masquerade Theatre Company’ and staged a performance of a play, ‘Fighting

Mental Illness and Creativity

Mental Illness and Creativity

There are various ways that creativity can be used for healing. As someone who has suffered from bi-polar disorder I can say, without a doubt, that creativity has helped me

Groundbreaking new mental health film launched

The poignant stories of men and women who have found new purpose after their lives were shattered by mental ill-health have been brought to the screen by an award winning

NI school children to benefit from £70,000 boost for mental health promotion

Children in schools across Northern Ireland will benefit from a mental health promotion programme thanks to a £70,000 funding boost from Danske Bank. Danske Bank selected Action Mental Health as