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Is There Such a Thing as Selflessness?

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
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Yes, This is our Health

Yes, This is our Health Yes , this is our health , your health it is mental health . Where it doesn’t avoid rich or
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Sheena’s christmas appeal for 2023

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
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A Compassionate Ethos of Self-Empowerment

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
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Exploring North Berwick shore

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
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Steve’s approach to supporting young people

Steve’s approach to supporting young people It’s an upsetting truth that mental health services are not serving young people well. Pick up a newspaper and
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Rachael’s 1 Million Steps for Penumbra

Rachael’s 1 Million Steps for Penumbra I have challenged myself to do 1 million steps over 50 days, to raise money for the new Penumbra
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Danni-Jo’s Journey: Climbing Scotland’s Highest Mountain

Danni Jo’s Journey: Climbing Scotland’s Highest Mountain Anybody who knows me, will know I have always had a passion for mental health, and have dedicated
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Rich Howells and his blueballs adventures

Rich’s wellbeing adventures with the Edinburgh Blue Balls By anyone’s standards I have been pretty unlucky throughout my life. Despite this adversity I have always
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