Derbyshire Resources



Related Lif (in house) training:-

27 January 2020 Seriously Messy- Helping Families as They Cope with Death (also 28 April)

28 March 2020 Mental Health and Prayer 

29 April 2020 Introduction to Church, Spirituality and Dementia

30 April 2020 How to plan a quiet day (quiet days have been identified as supportive of peoples well being).


Derbyshire Mental Health Awareness Training from Derbyshire County Council



Time to talk day 6 Feb 2020.


Derbyshire Mental Health Forum and Erewash CVS merger: Derbyshire Mental Health Forum will function as before but, by becoming part of Erewash Voluntary Action, both organisations become stronger together in terms of cost-effectiveness. Contact Angela Kerry at Derbyshire Mental Health Forum or Stella Scott at Erewash Voluntary Action.


Supporting Good Mental Health with film clips from a recent Conference (Oct 2019) run by the Archbishop of Canterbury. Includes 10 daily reflections.


Small Talk Saves Lives

There is a 20% increase in the number of times the public has acted to prevent suicide in the rail environment.


Childrens Commissioner for England speaks out on children and young peoples mental health

Briefing. Related blog from Children's Society.


Mind and Soul Foundation resources.

In-house training is available, for example 'Being a more inclusive Church' and 'Church Spirituality and Dementia'.



Derbyshire resources 


Getting help in a crisis see click here


Alzheimers Society have the Dementia Support Contract for Derbyshire.


The Alzheimer’s Society deliver this service in Derbyshire (excludes City).The service offers one to one support, Memory Cafes, Carers groups and Singing for the Brain across Derbyshire.
Referrals for the service should be made to email or tel: 01332 208845. Their website has an enormous wealth of information. Dementia Friends Training is recommended.

Derby City Dementia Support is offered by Making Space email or tel: 01332 497640.


Dementia friendly film showings and booking.


East Midlands Suicide Awareness Project:

Half day awareness training or search Eventbrite for ‘Suicide awareness seminar’. This project is located at Rural Action Derbyshire (formerly Derbyshire Rural Community Council).


Mental Health First Aid

Courses are run nationally and local availability is listed on the Training pages  - external organisations tab or search 'Eventbrite'.


National Dementia Helpline: 0845 300 0336. On line support: Talking point

Alzheimers Society offer a course  'Dementia friends' which is recommended.  contact 01332 208845 web:   

Making Space  web: dementia support

Dementia Support Derby 01332 497640 e:

Young Dementia UK 01993 776295


How to support your child’s wellbeing a parent’s guide see click here


Derbyshire Carers Association: 01773 743355 or see website:


Think Carer: supporting mental health carers in Derbyshire (includes Derby) see or tel: 01332 380224 or e: Signposting service, carers forums etc.


First Steps Derbyshire

working with those affected by eating disorder 01332 367571 e:


Derby City Peer Support and Recovery Service tel 0800 0322202 or email.


Derbyshire County Council 5 ways to wellbeing click here has links to useful reources and help. Most districts have a  small grant scheme to support projects offering community based activity along these themes, contact your CVS (CEntre for Voluntary Service.


Derbyshire County Council Carers information: includes organisations supporting Carers nationally and in your locality click here .


Derby City Carers contact and Carer Pathway.


County Council webpage with information for families with children (Early Help Offer):click here


County Council Adult Care web page: click here and click here


Hate Crime: local reporting  email or tel:01332 299449 or 07983261065. Anti Muslim Attacks  can be reported to Tell Mama email or tel 0800 456 1226. This is listed here because hate crime impacts mental health.

The Diocese of Derby

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Derby Church House

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01332 388650