Success Stories

Be inspired by these remarkable stories of how people have turned their lives around

Success stories

Gill's story

I felt isolated and extremely depressed, but coming to Double Impact has been a lifeline for me and helped me to make a change.

Aldona's story

My keyworker at Boston Recovery Pathways suggested that we set up a group for other language speakers where we could read the literature and participate in discussions. I liked this idea!

Julia's story

I know I’m not alone, and that it’s perfectly normal to feel anxious. I have the tools and knowledge to deal with most things life can throw in my direction. When I need help, I have Double Impact.

Matt's story

I have given my family their son, brother and partner back. I have given my friends the person that they know back. I have taken away the stress and worry that I was filling them with.

Adhi's story

I decided to start joining face to face meetings and found them very helpful. The journey to my recovery had started…

Gemma's story

Before I started the Mentoring Course I thought that I couldn’t achieve anything, but now I know that I can.

Ben's story

Whatever happens in the future, I have gained something invaluable that has been missing from my life for decades, hope and optimism. Life, it turns out, is worth it.

Marni's story

When I was on drugs I didn’t feel like living but now I’m genuinely happy.

Adam's story

I left the first meeting feeling overwhelmed by the kindness and honesty of the members of the group and the hosts.

Mel's Story

Having lost her home and job due to alcohol, Mel regains her confidence through volunteering at Cafe Sobar, and has since become a paid member of staff.

Kim's story

My journey started the day I walked thru the wellbeing hub around 6 years ago, the women that came thru those doors is not the women you see today.

Kate's story

I am proud to say that I am a recovering alcoholic. I have been drinking since I was 14 but it didn’t get to be a massive impact until 2 years ago.