Category Archives: Testimonials

My Journey with AMH – Mark

I was always an anxious and timid child. Thoughts would come into my mind that bothered me greatly, although most of them were irrational.  For me this was completely normal


AMH New Horizons – a place where support and new friends are found 

My name is Brendan Lemon and I am 48 years old. I have suffered with some form or other of mental health problems since birth but all those years ago


“You are never alone in this fight” – Charis’ Story

As a kid, I was always told I was a ‘bright wee spark’. I loved to make people laugh, whether it be at home or at school. I loved to


“I realised gardening was the vocation for me!”

“I was referred to AMH New Horizons Downpatrick by my CPN and agreed to give it a go as I was willing to try anything in order to help with


Eruption of artistic talent – in glass!

By Pat Ross A year ago our manager Mickie approached me and asked if I would be up for the challenge of making a sword and stand – in glass.


“Making a difference to my mental health”

“Twelve years after finishing school I got myself a job on a local farm. I helped out with packing products for local shops in the area. This is where my


“I’ll never stop singing AMH’s praises”

“I’ve only been attending New Horizons since May this year, and in that short time (5 months), I think I’ve learned more useful skills and made more lasting friendships that


I wanted to help someone else on my volunteering placement

I heard about others volunteering and going on placement and I thought to myself that I would like to do something like that; something that would be rewarding and helpful