Mental Health

Get Urgent Help

Emergency - call 999

Urgent help:

When we are open (8am - 6:30pm, Mon-Fri) please organise an emergency appointment with us - click here

If we are closed - please call 111

If you are open to the community mental health team or CAMHS you should have been given a duty/crisis number to call.


The Samaritans are also a fantastic resource, it is a confidential 24/7, 365 days a year free support number. They can be contacted by calling 116 123.

More information is available here

You can also use text the Shout Crisis help number - click here

There is a Derbyshire specific 24/7 helpline, it can be contacted by calling 0800 028 0077


The Staying Safe website (click here) can also be helpful at helping you to create a safety plan to protect you from suicidal thoughts

Counselling and Psychology Services

Psychology Therapies

If you wish to look into counselling and psychology services, there are several options. The following four companies are available to you on the NHS. Please click their names and you will be taken to their websites. Have a read through and if you wish to refer yourself then complete one of the self-referral forms on their websites. Each provider offers a similar service.

Trent PTS

Talking Mental Health Derbyshire


Vita Minds


Relationship Counselling

Relate relationship support and counselling services - click here


Bereavement Counselling

CRUSE bereavement support and care - click here

The National Bereavement Service is another option, Telephone: 0800 0246 121 or click here


Following Abuse - Support and Counselling

The Elm Foundation support and counselling for victims of domestic abuse - click here

SAIL counselling - support for victims of sexual abuse and incest - click here


Other Local Support Services

Derwent Rural Counselling Service are an alternative charity-based counselling service that can be very useful to people - click here

The Freedom Project is a Christian charity based around Bolsover to help support people who are victims of poverty - click here has a listening line you can contact on 01773 734989 or text: 07537410028 (Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm). More information is available by clicking here

Help with navigating the local healthcare service and being able to access the right help when needed can be provided through Healthwatch Derbyshire. They are open Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm and can be reached by calling 01773 880786


Eating Disorder Support

We would always advise speaking with us if you have concerns about either yourself or a loved one with a suspected eating disorder. Other support services can also be accessed and are given below:

Freed Beeches is a charity run eating disorder support service - click here

The Derbyshire Eating Disorder Service is another option and can be reached here


Carer Support

The North Derbyshire Mental Health Carers support group is a community that can help provide support to carers of those with mental ill-health. They cannot provide emergency support but otherwise can be accessed by contacting 07730526219

Carers in Derbyshire is another site that can help signpost and provide support where able - click here


Support with Alcohol and Substance Use Issues

There are loads of support services. We primarily signpost patients towards the Derbyshire Recovery Partnership. Have a look through their website and you can also refer yourself there too - click here

For all sorts of other services - please visit the Drugs and Alcohol Advice page


Relate - Chesterfield and North Derbyshire

Relate offers counselling with:

  • Relationships
  • Family life & Parenting
  • Children & Young People
  • Help with Sexual Relationships

Click here to find out more - Relate