South Derbyshire and Derbyshire Dales South team

How to find us

Dale Bank View
Civic Way
Swadlincote
DE11 0AD 

Tel: 0300 123 3376

Monday – Friday, 9.00am - 5.00pm

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 South Derbyshire and The Dales 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 four Derbyshire CCG’s 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 8 week course aims to support individuals to adopt different skills for recovery and well-being through a facilitated group process using an educational and practical approach. The group aims to help people to learn and practice 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. 

The 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. 


Grow Outside 

Social gardening group which is held every Tuesday.  All ages and abilities are welcome; there's something for everyone, even if you can't dig.  Come along and have a go, no experience needed.  Tools and refreshments are provided, wear suitable outdoor clothing, grow plants, meet new people and maybe learn a new skill.

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