Mental Health and Suicide Prevention General Information
Mental Health Information and Contacts
Mental Health general information
Find local and national organisations that offer mental health and wellbeing advice by clicking here
Children and young people
Find local and national organisations that offer mental health and wellbeing advice specifically for children and young people by clicking here.
Mental health support in a crisis
If you or someone you know needs mental health support in a crisis click here for advice and guidance on how you can help.
Having good mental health helps us relax more, achieve more and enjoy our lives more. This resource contains expert advice and practical tips to help you look after your mental health and wellbeing, including quizzes, apps, and toolkits.
The toolkit has been designed collaboratively by professionals. who work across Derby & Derbyshire to help plan and deliver care & support for people who are feeling stressed, anxious or depressed, or just want to feel happier.
A men’s peer support group that offers a safe and confidential place to talk - free from advice and judgement. Suitable for men aged 18+ struggling with their mental health/ wellbeing. All circles are now via Skype.
Suicide Prevention and Information
The National Suicide Prevention Alliance (NSPA) is an alliance of public, private and voluntary organisations in England who care about suicide prevention and are willing to take individual and collective action to reduce suicide and support those bereaved or affected by suicide.
If you have been bereaved or affected by suicide, there is help available and you do not have to be alone. This section includes information about how we can help and support available to people who have been bereaved by suicide.
Rural Action Derbyshire aim to improve the quality of life for Derbyshire residents, by empowering people in rural communities to take action to address disadvantage, become more sustainable and increase local control. Among many projects RAD's suicide awareness project exists to raise awareness and help prevent suicide. RAD has been delivering suicide awareness training (SAT) throughout Derbyshire since 2009.
Much can be done to prevent suicide. WHO recommends four key interventions which have proven to be effective.
Whatever you're going through, a Samaritan will face it with you. We're here 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
Call the Derbyshire Mental Health Support line on Freephone 0800 028 0077 (available 24 hours a day, seven days a week)
Papyrus exist to reduce the number of young people who take their own lives by shattering the stigma around suicide and equipping young people and their communities with the skills to recognise and respond to suicidal behaviour.
The full toolkit is also available to be downloaded