Today (7 November 2016) Lothian regional list MSP Miles Briggs visited the Edinburgh Crisis Centre, a 24/7 mental health crisis service run by mental health charity Penumbra and funded jointly by NHS Lothian and the City of Edinburgh Council.
Mr Briggs, the Scottish Conservative Spokesperson for Mental Health and Public Health, visited the service to find out about the vital support it provides to people in Edinburgh. He is also a member of the Cross-Party Group on Mental Health and a member of the Health and Sport Committee in the Scottish Parliament.
If you are experiencing a mental health crisis you can contact the Edinburgh Crisis Centre on 0808 801 0414 (freephone), 0797 442 9075 (text) or email firstname.lastname@example.org. A free translation service is available for people who do not speak English as their first language.