Success Stories

Be inspired by these remarkable stories of how people have turned their lives around with a little bit of support

Success stories

Abby's story

"It keeps me busy, there's something to do every day..."

Andy's story

"I've been given this chance to turn things around and I'm not going to waste it."

Anthony's story

"I learnt a whole new way of looking at things."

Davina's Story

I had been an addict for 28 years, heroin, amphetamine, crack, tablets, and alcohol...basically everything going.

Mike's Story

Double Impact have to date been the foundation of my recovery from a lifetime of alcohol, solvent and in recent times, drug abuse.

Cara's Story

I have hope for the future at last, which is a big thing.

Graham's Story

I had become dependent on alcohol. I could not function, nor leave my house, I was socially isolated and living on benefits.

Dean's story

"The Academy has helped me to build my confidence and reduce my anxiety."

Jamie's story

"You have changed my life completely and I will be for ever grateful for this."

Jane's story

Jane was dependent on New Psychoactive Substance (‘Legal Highs’) and found herself homeless and struggling with her mental health.

Lu's story

"I am totally unrecognisable from the person that I was before I attended Double Impact."

Mark's story

"Up until I decided to join the Double Impact Academy, I felt that there were very few successful achievements in my life, and the things I had achieved weren’t really things to be proud of."