COVID-19 - Mental health and wellbeing support - if you need immediate help, call 999

Posted on: 01 Apr 2020

Mental health and wellbeing - if you need immediate help, call 999

We have developed a list of the organisations and resources that may be of help to support you with your mental health and wellbeing during this difficult time




Samaritans provides emotional support to anyone in emotional distress, struggling to cope, or at risk of suicide.

Helpline: 116 123 (open 24/7)





SHOUT is the UK text service for people in crisis.

Helpline: 85258 (via text message open 24/7)





The Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM) is here to support those who feel isolated, anxious, alone or suicidal.

Helpline: 0800 58 58 58 (5pm-midnight)

Webchat (5pm-midnight)





Coronavirus and your wellbeing

The mental health charity has put together a number of resources to provide advice on anxiety, social distancing and taking care of your well-being during this difficult time

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Growing Recovery in Derbyshire

The Growing Recovery in Derbyshire (GRID) website is designed to be a Drug and Alcohol Recovery Services gateway allowing anyone to find up to date information on drug and alcohol treatment services, recovery opportunities, mental health support and other useful services throughout Derbyshire.

We hope you find the information here interesting and useful as you travel along your own road to recovery.