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A collection of Your Stories


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

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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

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


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

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

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