Change Mental Health
Change Mental Health promotes resilience and recovery, support people to integrate into their local community, help people to move forward with their lives after facing the stresses of everyday life, develop strategies by offering emotional support for carers, and support those who hear voices to take the next step of their journey.
Website: Support across Fife – Change Mental Health (changemh.org)
Tel: 01592 268388
Barony Housing Association’s Contact Points provide open access community-based day services that aim to promote and maintain good mental health within the community. They offer emotional, social and practical support.
Based in Kirkcaldy, Buckhaven and Edinburgh (but open to all people with mental health problems)
Website: Barony Contact Points
Tel: 0345 140 7777
Express Group Fife
Express Group Fife is a self-help social group for individuals over the age of 18 with mental health problems. The aim of the Groups is to give opportunities for self-help social activities, outings and holidays; and to provide a place where members can share experiences, and offer mutual support.
Website: Express Group Fife
Tel: 01592 654331
Fife Boomerang Association
Fife Boomerang is a service for individuals between the ages of 18-65, of all abilities, who are experiencing mental health difficulties. The aims are to promote outdoor pursuits and to encourage personal growth and development through outdoor pursuits. The Association offers a seasonal programme, four times a year, of outdoor activities.
Tel: 01592 775650
LINK (Fife Mental Health Befriending Project)
This service is designed to help people who have become lonely due to a mental health problem. The project supports adults and young people in the East Fife area who are already known to a Statutory Worker but who would benefit from additional support to use ordinary social and community resources and activities.
Website: Link Befriending: LINK
Peaceseekers is a spiritual project aiming to help those experiencing stress, depression or anxiety. The project runs a number of groups to offer people support with emotional and spiritual difficulties and also have facilities for people wishing to run their own groups or meetings.
Tel. 01333 352187
Penumbra Supported Living
Penumbra’s Supported Living services offer support to people across the Fife area who are living in their own home.
Website: Penumbra supported living
Community Project based in Kirkcaldy that offer a range of activities to those that have experienced mental health difficulties. Activities include basic IT skills, arts and crafts, photography. Befriending to help people access meaningful activities is also offered.
Tel: 01592 644048
Scottish Association for Mental Health National Information Service
SAMH Information and signposting service (signposting to your local services).
Tel: 0141 420 1000
Sam’s is a peer led project that supports people over 7 days a week on a drop in basis. Sam’s offers one to one peer support and is available 12-8pm.
In Fife SAMH’s
Going Forth service supports individuals to reach their goals in personal development, training, education and employment. They deliver a programme, covering development, resilience and progression, tailored to suit individual needs.
Tel: 01383 623179
Website: Going Forth
Venture Trust – Outdoor Therapy service in Fife for young people (16-25) and ex-service personnel.
The service aims to support people by combining the full range of benefits from time in nature and the outdoors with professional therapy to improve mental health and wellbeing.
Outdoor Therapy is delivered in urban outdoor and green spaces such as parks, community gardens, woodlands, beaches or local hills. It can help people gain perspective and reflect on past or current life events that are troubling. Metaphors offered by nature may develop into insight on feelings, relationships and experiences.
Website: Venture Trust