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A collection of Your Stories

Treena’s Story

I first came to Mhist at one of the most devastating times of my life. I had been through tough times before but the latest events I was going through “ tipped me over the edge” I didn’t want to be here anymore.  If it wasn’t for my son I… Read More

Lillian’s Story

I first heard about MhIST in 1999, after speaking to a CPN at Fallbirch. I had been suffering with Mental Health issues for over 30years and had been prescribed lots of different medication over the years, until I was referred to Mhist for Counselling. My counselling started January 2000, (MhIST… Read More

Visitor Letter


You gave me so much help by listening and supplying me with the relevant information an I am so grateful for that even after the assessment you couldn't take the counselling further as I was focused on my future plans and seemed to be aware of life's values. Read More


To The MhIST team I want to say thank you for the help I have had through phone consultations with Sam she was a credit to talk to Sam knew I was feeling down, she would put me back on track even when I felt suicidal at times –  Sam… Read More

Jeanette Chadwick

I came to Mhist after hitting rock bottom with my mental health. I had lost my job as a nurse due to this . Mhist helped me learn coping techniques to help with my anxiety. I attended a six week wellness course once a week. This also gave me more… Read More


I would like to say outside of the forms how impressed I was. Very very thankful to be paired with my counsellor. Can’t praise her more. I am on the process of change even though I have a long way to go. The help I received exceeded my expectation. Thank… Read More

Ste’s story…

I was directed to MhIST by my GP following my release from hospital after being sectioned for 2 suicide attempts. To register I was accompanied by my daughter as I couldn’t go out alone. I signed up with MhIST for 2 sessions a week to help with my depression, anxiety,… Read More