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Monday 19 August 2019
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Getting help

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Find out how you can receive help from Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust and a range of local support services in Derby City and Derbyshire County. Whether it's an emergency or non-emergency, there are so many support services that can help, but who do you call? 

This 'getting help' section aims to give clarity on who you should call and when it is appropriate to contact specific services.

  • Sprain and bandage Need help?Details on how to access support services, help and advice in Derby and Derbyshire - whether its an emergency or non-emergency.
  • Girl on phone Help in a mental health crisisInformation about how to get support from Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust when in a mental health crisis.
  • Talking Mental Health Derbyshire Talking therapiesTalking Mental Health Derbyshire offers a range of therapies for people experiencing common psychological difficulties, such as those feeling anxious, low, or depressed.
  • Recovery conference image Recovery & Wellbeing CentreUseful information about local recovery groups and activities; planning to keep well; support you can access yourself; the Five Ways to Wellbeing; knowing about and managing your own health and resources for carers and families
  • Old ladies bowling Keeping wellBeing healthy isn't just about fitness; it's about physical, mental, and emotional wellbeing. Find out ways to improve yours on our Keeping Well section.
  • Choice and Medication logo Understanding your medicationThe Choice and Medication website offers information about mental health conditions and the medications used in the mental health setting to help make informed decisions about treatment and medication.
  • Infolink front cover Infolink Health Resource DirectoryThe Infolink Health Resource Directory is a physical and mental health resource directory for the people of Derby City and Derbyshire County.
  • Spirituality Spiritual and pastoral supportThe Spirituality & Wellbeing Service is available to all patients, relatives and staff, whatever your faith or beliefs and even if you do not practice a religion.
  • 4Cs of Patient Experience Patient experience (complaints and PALS)The Patient Experience team is the central point of contact for people to provide feedback and raise concerns about the services provided by Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust.
  • Think! Family SafeguardingInformation and advice on issues relating to vulnerable adult and children safeguarding from Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust.
  • Book - glossary GlossaryAn alphabetical list of terms regularly used in the NHS and healthcare with the definitions for those terms.
  • Older people drinking tea and chatting Delirium awarenessLearn how to spot and prevent delirium with this specially prepared training resource.