Are you paying attention? For Self-Harm Awareness Day, 1st March 2024, at Penumbra we wanted to highlight and challenge the negative and unhelpful associations of “attention-seeking”. Even when unrelated to... continue reading.
Finding our connection to the world again I feel really proud of our work here at Penumbra. Being able to spotlight the voices of lived and living experiences is a... continue reading.
Is There Such a Thing as Selflessness? I recall in school being told there’s no such thing as a selfless act and being struck by that. Surely, we all possess... continue reading.
Yes, This is our Health Yes , this is our health , your health it is mental health . Where it doesn’t avoid rich or poor or according to wealth... continue reading.
Sheena’s christmas appeal for 2023 Our recent impact report, Making a Difference, revealed that we’re reaching more than double the number of people we were in 2020. While we feel proud that... continue reading.
Our Role in Time, Space, Compassion It has been a privilege to be a part of developing Time, Space, Compassion, first with our colleagues on the National Suicide Prevention Leadership... continue reading.
We thank each person for placing their trust in us Penumbra Mental Health has today released its impact report for 2022/23. Making a Difference can be found here. Its key... continue reading.
A Compassionate Ethos of Self-Empowerement Back in 2017, I was struggling with depression and substance use, and I was sectioned with psychosis. Since then, getting my life back on a... continue reading.
Exploring North Berwick shore Penumbra Peer Support colleagues at Saint Stephen’s Court and Firrhill services, along with partnered Volunteer Edinburgh staff, accompanied our supported people on a day trip to... continue reading.
Live chat support for self-harm launches nationwide Self-Harm Network Scotland (SHNS) are announcing the launch of their new live chat service; available to anyone aged 12 + across Scotland who... continue reading.