Simpson House Recovery Appointments (CrossReach)

Availability : Edinburgh Wide / North East / North West / South East / South West

Who is this for?

  • People aged 16 years old and over

Who provides this?

  • CrossReach


Simpson House offers support to anyone in Edinburgh who has been affected by past or present drug use, whether it’s your own or someone else’s. The Staff at Simpson House are experienced in supporting people affected by trauma.

Recovery appointments use CBT (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy) tools to help you explore issues and develop skills in your recovery. Your sessions will be tailored to what you would like to work on and support you to challenge your thoughts and behaviours and achieve your goals.

Some of the topics we cover include:

  • managing anxiety
  • dealing with unhelpful thoughts
  • relapse prevention
  • preparing for change
  • rebuilding your life
  • developing awareness of self-worth

How do I access this?

  • Referrals assisted by support workers
  • Self-referrals

Is there a cost?

This is a donation-based service if you are a resident of Edinburgh and affected by their own or someone else’s drug use.

There is also a fast track service at £45 per session.

Is there a waiting list?


Location information

  • Public parking available
  • Wheelchair access

Opening times

Monday 9.00 am – 8.00 pm
Tuesday9.00 am – 5.00 pm
Wednesday9.00 am – 8.00 pm
Thursday9.00 am – 5.00 pm
Friday9.00 am – 5.00 pm

Type of support on offer:

Support in person
Support on the phone


Black and minority ethnic communities
Healthy living
Housing, benefits, debt
Learning, employability, volunteering
Loneliness/isolated groups
Long term conditions/disabilities
Older people
Social groups
Substance use
Survivors of abuse
Young people

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