A man in his 40s with an elderly woman in their home.

A privilege and a struggle: David’s story

This week is Carers’ Week, a week dedicated to raising awareness of 5.7 million unpaid carers across the UK. It’s also Loneliness Awareness Week. It feels appropriate that the two


Lifelong Friends Raising Adrenaline and Funds for Action Mental Health

Lifelong friends Mark Montgomery and Wayne Boyd are taking part in a sponsored sky dive on Saturday 22 June 2024 to raise funds for Action Mental Health. As best friends


Curtis and his wife at the Belfast marathon finish line with their medals

Curtis’ story

I’ve wanted to run a marathon for a long time. I’ve been a keen runner since I was a teenager, and have really enjoyed running in several half marathons previously.


Beautiful glass creations from Action Mental Health clients

Our New Horizons group in Newtownards have marked this year’s Mental Health Awareness Week by creating an incredible collection of fused and Tiffany glass pieces. The 26-piece collection includes kiln-fused


Girl in early twenties sits at home with a cup of tea.

Little movements, big difference

Chloe* shares with us how her understanding of ‘moving’ more for her mental health has changed after experiencing a period of isolation feeling low. For a long time, when I


Two women walking a dog in a forest. Text reads: Moving more for our mental health.

Moving more for our mental health

Lauren from the Action Mental Health Works team shares some of the mental health benefits of exercise, and some tips for incorporating more movement into our lifestyle.


Youth mental health project OUR Generation to return under PEACEPLUS

Action Mental Health is delighted to announce that the OUR Generation Project has been awarded funding under the European Union’s PEACEPLUS Programme.


Memorial Music Event Drumming up Funds for Action Mental Health New Horizons Downpatrick

The forthcoming Splinter’s Music Bash set in the enigmatic surroundings of Ballydugan Mill just outside Downpatrick, plans to drum up cash through music for Action Mental Health services in Downpatrick.