Mental Health

Urgent Help

If you are in Crisis, please call Samaritans on 116123, or text SHOUT to 85258. 

In a life-threatening mental health emergency dial 999.

Young People's Mental Health Resources

Useful Mental Health Websites For Young People

Having, or being, a young person with mental health difficulties can be particularly challenging.  There are several organisations that specialise in offering mental health support to young people and their families:  


Text-message based support for young people aged 11 - 25.  Available between 12-10pm on weekdays and 6-10pm at weekends.

Derbyshire Emotional Health and Wellbeing A regularly updated list of local and national resources to support young people in Derbyshire and their parents and carers. 
Young Minds Mental health charity for children and young people and their families.
Minded for Families Information for parents and carers concerned about their child's mental health. 
Childline Free, confidential support for anyone under 19 either online or by telephone.  0800 1111 
Camhs Derbyshire Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service requires a referral from your GP, Social Worker (if you have one), or your child's school.


Adult Mental Health Resources

Self Referral For Councelling

You can self-refer for counselling without having to see the GP.  Waiting times can vary, so it is worth investigating the options available before selecting which provider to choose:

Talking Mental Health Derbyshire 0300 123 0542
Vita Minds Derbyshire self refer online
Insight Healthcare 0300 555 5582
Trent PTS 01332 265 659

Useful Mental Health Websites For Adults

The following websites provide useful information and support for mental health problems:

Every Mind Matters

A wealth of advice and support from the NHS on low mood, anxiety, stress and sleep problems.

Minded for Families

Advice for families on when to worry about an older person/ when to seek help/and what services are available 


An annonymous community where members support each other, with 24/7 support from mental health workers.


Everything you need to know about mental health issues including information on conditions and treatment options


24hr support for any problems you are having, big or small

Derbyshire Emotional Health and Wellbeing

An up-to-date list of Derbyshire-based mental health support services for adults in need of mental health support.

Serious Mental Illness Reviews

If you have been diagnosed with a Serious Mental Illness we will invite you for an annual review each year around your birthday.  If your mental health deteriorates please do not wait for that invitation to get in touch and book an appointment.