How to find us

Ripley Town Hall (first floor)
Market Place 

Telephone: 0300 123 2673

Monday – Friday, 9am - 5pm

Support available in your neighbourhood

We want to support your Recovery journey and wellbeing in order to support you with fulfilling your potential. There are various options for support across Derbyshire which cover your area.  We have provided you with some information below about courses and support available in and around Amber Valley but if you want to know more please contact the team.

Derbyshire Recovery and Peer Support Service

Rethink Mental Illness has been awarded a contract with Derbyshire County Council and the Derby and Derbyshire CCG to deliver a county-wide Recovery and Peer Support Service.  The service will help people improve and maintain their mental health and wellbeing and reconnect with their local community by offering access to targeted one-to-one staff support, telephone support and community groups, and is open to anyone over the age of 18 living in Derbyshire who is experiencing mental ill health.

Skills to Recovery 

The eight-week course aims to support individuals to adopt different skills for recovery and wellbeing through a facilitated group process using an educational and practical approach. The group aims to help people to learn and practise about the benefits of a healthier and more confident lifestyle. It is delivered using a recovery focus and theme as a motivator to support health behaviour change. 

Skills to Recovery is a course co-designed and delivered by peer support volunteers and Occupational Therapists. People can develop strategies and learn to manage their own mental health more effectively to help move towards a more balanced and fulfilling life. 

Different weekly topics include: introduction to recovery, balancing your lifestyle, food for thought, healthy body healthy mind, building resilience, moving forward with confidence, steps to the future and my toolbox for keeping well.