1st Response

1st Response provides face-to-face support  throughout East Lothian.

Service Description

The 1st Response Team team will listen to you and help you resolve your crisis. They will provide you with sensitive and non-judgmental support based on your needs, and help you to access other services.

The 1st Response service is run by Penumbra, Stepping Out, and Changes.

How To Get In Touch

Email: east@penumbra.org.uk
Telephone Number 0131 665 5818

Service Categories


Intended Client Groups:

  • People Experiencing Mental Health Difficulties

Contact Info. & Service Address

168 High Street
EH21 7DZ

Provider's Name: Penumbra

Type: Charity/Voluntary

Penumbra is one of Scotland’s largest mental health charities. They support around 1600 adults and young people every week and employ 400 staff across Scotland. Penumbra work to promote mental health and wellbeing for all, prevent mental health difficulties for people who are ‘at risk’, and to support people with mental health problems. They provide a wide range of services which offer hope and practical steps towards recovery, and we campaign to increase public knowledge about mental health and to influence national and local government policy.

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