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Images of Hope and Recovery

The staff at the Edinburgh Crisis Centre have each submitted a photograph of an image they find relaxing or represents hope. These are on display in our Reception Room. We would like to invite anyone who has accessed the centre … Continue reading

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Open days 2017

Sessions are available between 10am – 12pm, and 2pm – 4pm. Please call Barrie Hunter or Nick Bell on 0131 561 0082 to arrange a visit. If you are looking to visit us as a potential user of the service and/or as a … Continue reading

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J K Rowling and Stephen Fry donate signed books to raise money for Penumbra service

Novelist Robert Galbraith (AKA J K Rowling) and comedian, actor and writer Stephen Fry have both donated signed copies of their latest books to raise funds for the Edinburgh Crisis Centre. The Edinburgh Crisis Centre opened in 2006 as Scotland’s … Continue reading

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Miles Briggs MSP visits Edinburgh Crisis Centre

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 … Continue reading

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Edinburgh mental health crisis service sees 300% rise in calls since opening

An Edinburgh service which supports people experiencing a mental health crisis has seen demand for help rise significantly since it opened its doors 10 years ago. The Edinburgh Crisis Centre provides immediate support for residents in the Capital who are … Continue reading

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Edinburgh Crisis Centre to celebrate 10 year anniversary

The Edinburgh Crisis Centre will celebrate its 10 year anniversary with an event at Leith Ex Servicemen’s Club (7 Smiths Place, Leith, EH6 8NT) on 6 September 2016 between 11am – 12noon. Malcolm Chisholm, the former MSP for Edinburgh North … Continue reading

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