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In line with Government advice, most groups and organisations in the city have had to take the unfortunate decision to suspend face to face and group work activities. Please telephone or email the contacts listed for the group or organisation if you are interested in their work to check what alternative arrangements might be available or to find out about alternative groups or services in your area.

Organisation Details

Address Norton Park, 57 Albion Road, Leith
Post Code EH7 5QY
Locality North East 
Telephone 0131 475 2380
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  • Advice/Information
  • Campaigning/Lobbying
  • Community Development
  • Education/Learning/Training
  • Health
  • Self Help/Support

Penumbra is an innovative Scottish mental health charity, working to improve mental wellbeing across the nation. We work to PROMOTE mental health and wellbeing for all, PREVENT mental ill health for people who are ‘at risk’ and to SUPPORT people with mental health problems.

We provide a wide range of services which offer hope and practical steps towards recovery. Penumbra campaigns to influence national and local government policy, and to increase public knowledge and understanding about mental ill health.

Penumbra is seen as one of the most significant mental health voluntary organisations in Scotland. It is known for the quality of its work, its creativity and ability to work in partnership with a range of organisations and groups.

Penumbra is one of Scotland’s largest mental health charities. We support around 1000 adults and young people every week and employ 400 staff across Scotland.

Founded in 1985, we work to promote mental health and wellbeing for all, prevent mental ill health for people who are ‘at risk’, and to support people with mental health problems.



Name Telephone Cost Actions
Consultancy 0131 475 2380 More info »
Learning and Development 0131 475 2380 More info »
Partnership Working More info »
Self Directed Support 0131 475 2380 More info »