For many of the people who engage with Extern’s projects, mental ill-health can make life even more difficult.
The inspiring story's below have been shared by some of the amazing people we have supported to fulfil important goals in their lives. From being able to rebuild family relationships to successfully completing their education.
To help highlight that with the right supports change can happen.
We hope you find their stories inspiring.
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"Other services stop if you don’t turn up, but Extern understands that you can have a bad day, and they keep trying."
"When I graduated from the Youth Support programme I really wanted to give something back to Extern, so I decided to continue with them as a volunteer."
"The SAFE Project made me feel less alone due to the peer-led support group I became involved in."
"Without these critical services, I don’t know how we would have got through the whole ordeal".
"I know that when something goes wrong Extern has my back."
A collection of lockdown experiences from individuals and families bereaved by suicide