Support Services

The Student Advice Centre work with many local and national charities that can provide support and advice for staff and students! See below for a list of the agencies, and how you can find out more about them!

Derbyshire Mind - www.derbyshiremind.org.uk

Derbyshire Mind is a local mental health association, affiliated to National Mind


Derbyshire Friend - www.gayderbyshire.org.uk

Derbyshire Friend is a charity providing support for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender people


Derby Drinker - www.derbydrinker.org.uk

Substance have produced a great website giving you up to date information on alcohol related issues within Derby and lots of resources


Derby Positive Support - www.dpsweb.org

Derbyshire Positive Support provide support for anyone affected by HIV and AIDS


Early Interventions 

Early Interventions is a mental health service for 14-35year olds, who have early onset Psychosis


Derby Youth Service 

First Steps Derbyshire - www.firststepsderby.co.uk

First Steps Derbyshire is a charity that provide support and advice around Eating Disorders     
                                                                                                                                          
The Samaritans - www.samaritans.org

The Samaritans is a service offering support to people who are suicidal or despairing, and are on hand 24 hours a day, every day of the year.

Disability direct - www.disabilitydirect.com

Hadhari Nari Refuge -

Hadhari Nari porvide couselling support and advice to women who have experienced domestic violence 


NHS Blood and Transfer - www.blood.co.uk

NHS Blood and Transfer is the NHS service for blood donation in the UK 

Citizens Advice Bureaux - www.citizensadvice.org.uk

The Citizens Advice service helps people resolve their legal, money and other problems by providing free, independent and confidential advice

Break Out 

Break out is a drug service in Derby city supporting young people with information and advice around substance misuse


Derby City Police Community Safety - www.derbyshire.police.uk

Derby City Police Community Safety raise awareness on all issues around community and saftey affecting you


Coppafeel - www.coppafeel.org

Coppafeel is a charity that raises awareness of breast cancer and the importance of checking your breasts 


Bullying – www.beatbullying.org

Depression – www.studentdepression.org

Drugs/Alcohol – www.addaction.org.uk www.talktofrank.com

Eating Disorders – www.b-eat.co.uk

Sexual health – www.ruthinking.co.uk

Bereavement – www.crusebereavementcare.org.uk (Cruse for young people)

Senad group- http://senadgroup.com/ -The SENAD Group provide locally based specialist education, care and community support for the most complex, vulnerable and hard to place young people and adults

Creative Support-  http://www.creativesupport.co.uk/ -Creative Support is a high quality provider of person centred social care services for people with learning disabilities, mental health and other needs.

Dementia Support- http://www.makingspace.co.uk/our-services/derby-city-and-derbyshire-dementia-support-services/

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