Penumbra works across Scotland to raise awareness of and support young people’s mental health and wellbeing.
Penumbra offers one to one support, drop-ins, issue based sessions and mental health awareness raising sessions in the community.
For more information about our youth projects around Scotland please see the menu on the left.
Penumbra works with schools and educational organisations across Scotland to raise awareness of mental wellbeing.
Our project workers can visit schools and other organisations to raise awareness of mental health and wellbeing issues including exam stress, looking after your mental health, identifying helpful coping strategies and making positive choices.
Penumbra can also offer mental health and/or self harm awareness raising training for teachers. For more information see Innovation.
To fundraise for Penumbra in your school or university see Support Us.
Borders Youth Project
Penumbra Borders Youth Project is a community based mental health project for young people aged 16-21 who live in the Scottish Borders.
At Penumbra Borders Youth Project we encourage you to talk about your problems on your terms in a friendly non-judgemental way. We will treat you with respect, and encourage you to become involved in decision making and have an influence over the service you receive.
We offer emotional support and advice to young people experiencing any difficulties relating to their mental health and wellbeing.
Fife Youth Project
The aim of the service is to support the mental health and wellbeing of children and young people in Fife aged from 12 to 21 years.