The Listening Space – Gilmerton (Health in Mind)

Availability : Edinburgh Wide

Provided by: Health in Mind

Who is this for?

  • People aged 18 years old and over looking for a supportive space to talk about their mental health and/or to listen to others share their experience.


The Listening Space is a drop-in peer support group for positive mental health and wellbeing where you can share, listen, and support each other. We will listen with a compassionate and non-judgemental ear to whatever you want to speak about. The group is facilitated by a staff member and volunteers with lived experience of mental health recovery. There will be discussions and activities exploring how the group look after their mental health and wellbeing. We are impartial and respect your confidentiality. We will not provide advice or counselling.

How do I access this?

  • Self referral
  • Referral by third party

This is a drop-in service, you do not need to be referred or sign up to attend.

Is there a cost?

No, this service is free.

Location information

Location: Gilmerton Community Centre, 4 Drum St, Gilmerton, Edinburgh EH17 8QG


Opening times

Time: 2-3pm

Dates: (The 1st Wednesday of every month): 1st November. 

Contact Details

Health in Mind
40 Shandwick Place, Edinburgh, EH2 4RT

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Types of support on offer:

Support from someone with similar experience
Support in person
Support with others

Type of services on offer:

Bereavement and grief
Eating disorders
Healthy living
Long term conditions/disabilities
Low mood
Relationships and Family Life
Self confidence
Self harm
Substance use

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