The EVOC Red Book

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Organisation Details

Address The Hive, Royal Edinburgh Hospital
Post Code EH10 5HF
Locality South East 
Telephone 0131 537 6256
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  • Advice/Information
  • Addictions
  • Drug/Alcohol Issues
  • Education/Learning/Training
  • Family Support
  • Health
  • Self Help/Support
  • Social Care
  • Sport/Leisure/Recreation

The Scottish Association for Mental Health (SAMH) is the leading mental health charity in Scotland.

SAMH works to support people who experience mental health problems, homelessness, addictions and other forms of social exclusion. SAMH provide direct services, including accommodation, support, employment, training and rehabilitation, as well as actively campaigning to influence policy and improve care services in Scotland.

The Hive...

The Hive is a partnership between NHS Lothian and SAMH.

The Hive is an activity centre and coffee bar situated in the grounds of the Royal Edinburgh Hospital that provides activities for in-patients of the Royal Edinburgh Hospital, including Acute and Rehab Wards.

The service opens Tuesday - Saturday with a social event every Tuesday evening.

Activities include art, jewellery making, outings, computer tutoring, DJ workshops, music groups etc.

These groups vary depending on service user requests.

This service is only available to INPATIENTS at the Royal Edinburgh Hospital.

Referral process...

In-patients of the Royal Edinburgh Hospital.



Name Telephone Cost Actions
Hearing Voices Support Group @ the Hive 0131 537 6256 More info »
Self Harm Support Group @ the Hive 0131 537 6256 More info »
SMART Recovery Group @ the Hive 0131 537 6256 More info »