Eating Disorders Awareness Week

Eating Disorders Awareness Week 2018 takes place from 26 February to 4 March. Eating Disorders Awareness Week is an international awareness event, fighting the myths and misunderstandings that surround anorexia, bulimia,

Northern Ireland’s mental health crisis to be raised with PM Theresa May

  A powerful lobby of mental health practitioners and charities lead by AMH’s Chief Executive David Babington, travelled to Westminster to meet MPs and Peers this week to shine the

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