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'Flights of Hope' archive.

Personal stories of Hope and Inspiration about mental wellness.

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Our new 'Flights of Hope' project

is focused on gathering and sharing stories and inspiration about

Hope, Resiliance, Recovery.

You can help create an ongoing archive on this website.



You're invited to share elements of their stories and will house these on our digital platforms to inspire and encourage others who are challenged in their mental health and wellbeing.



We offer 3 ways to contribute:

  1. A one line message of insiration or encouragement to others
  2. A short paragraph acoompanied by a photo of you or the topic.
  3. A longer personal recovery story

    (This can carry a name or be anonymous, some may carry photos)



All pieces will be messages following the same core theme:


"I was struggling with my mental wellbeing and felt hopeless, I sought help or found support, Life is now more hopeful, ... and I want others to know that they aren't alone and that they can find help and hope too."




*All contributions will be subject to potential editing before being placed in our website or booket, or shared on our digital platforms.

*If your contribution is accepted you will be contacted to confirm consent for inclusion.

*Peer Support and practical assistance will be available for anyone who wishes to contribute a Short Recovery Story, but wants help to get it into written form.




You don't have to wait. Get in touch to discuss how we can help you share your messages and examples of Hope, Recovery, and Resilience !

Mental Health Forum offers

opportunities and support to get involved in the planning and delivery of SHSCT mental health services.


18yrs or older?

Have 1-2 hours free per week free to contribute remotely?

Good level of written English?

Service user or carer with lived experience of mental Health services?Have a home computer and reliable internet connection?

Comfortable reading & contributing by email to MHF consultation activity?


Consider joining the Mental Health Forum's Consultation Group  or its Capacity Building Programme: work with other service users and carers to contribute to development and delivery of services by bringing your lived experience and expertise.


Our weekly zoom sessions on a Wednesday evening offer practical involvement activities, skill-building, and peer support, mentoring, and skill-building. 


Contact: Elaine Fogarty

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