Active Choices provides support to individuals recovering from alcohol and substance misuse. The aim of the programme is to support in the recovery and community reintegration of service users who are committed to working towards remaining abstinence. It provides a relapse prevention programme and enables people accessing the programme to lead less chaotic lives. The programme aims to promote social inclusion, improve health and wellbeing and reduce stigma.Find out more >
Growing Lives provides a combination of skill-building and learning activities with personalised support to help people in recovery develop their social networks, improve their wellbeing and move closer to education, training and employment.Find out more >
Carers in Derbyshire has been created by a partnership of unpaid carers and local health, social care and voluntary sector organisations, to jointly create a partnership website to act as ‘starting point’ for carers who are using the internet to find help, advice and support services at any time of the day or night.
We provide free and independent welfare rights advice and representation, as well as campaigning for the rights of those who are unemployed, on a low income or sick, injured or disabled by their work.
The Derbyshire Veterans Group HQ is for veterans, their spouses, partners and children from Derbyshire and the surrounding area.The group is for those with an alcohol and/or drug issue and also those with a mental health problem. The group is led by veterans of all Forces, who are best placed to understand the needs of an individual, while bridging the gap veterans often find difficult to bridge.
We provide support for disabled people to find training, work experience, voluntary work and paid employment. We can advise you about support in the workplace, such as equipment or other support you may need and help employers to support their disabled staff.
East Midlands Gambling Harms Service is a Derbyshire Healthcare-led service to offer specialist treatment and support to people struggling with a gambling problem. The service, which is based in Derby, provides specialist therapies, treatment and recovery to those affected by gambling addiction and gambling problems in Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Northamptonshire and Rutland.
Rethink Mental Illness offer practical and emotional support and signposting to those experiencing severe mental illness, their carers and relatives. The national Rethink Mental Illness Advice Service fills a major gap in the information and help available to people with mental illness and their carers.
Healthwatch Derbyshire is an independent voice for the people of Derbyshire. We’re here to listen to the experiences of Derbyshire residents and give them a stronger say in influencing how local health and social care services are provided. We listen to what people have to say about their experiences of using health and social care services and feed this information through to those responsible for providing the services
HOPELineUK is a confidential support and advice service for: Young people under the age of 35 who may be having thoughts of suicide or anyone concerned a young person may be having thoughts of suicide.
Everyone goes through difficult times, but sometimes our problems affect our day-to-day lives and we feel that we can’t cope. If you are in this situation, you are not alone. Insight talking therapies is a free and confidential service, commissioned by the NHS, and is available to anyone aged 16+ and living in Derbyshire.