Category Archives: Testimonials

Peter’s Successful Journey

February 2016 was a turning point in my life!! Having suffered from depression and battling day to day with the loss of my younger sister to suicide, I could finally


Liam sings the praises of AMH New Horizons Foyle

“My name is Liam Doherty and I was referred to AMH New Horizons Foyle as I was experiencing severe memory problems. When I was referred, I had no idea what


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


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


Ben’s Journey

Ben’s Journey

When I was a student in England, life was good. But then I took ill with depression at the start of the third year of my biology course. I returned


Martin’s Story

Since leaving school many years ago I had always been in paid work such as factory operative, general labouring and driving. This gave me a routine, structure and most of


Gaining hope for myself and my future

Gaining hope for myself and my future

Having struggled with panic disorder and agoraphobia for the past four years and have completed a course in CBT in Lagan Valley Hospital, the next progressive step in my recovery


Gaining confidence and a job

Gaining confidence and a job

Since the death of my husband I found myself on my own and working full-time. I walked out of jobs and felt I had no control in my life –