Contact us / refer yourself


getresource.pngSelf-refer: before you refer yourself, please read our ‘Interested in having talking therapy?' section.

This section has Information and Questionnaires to help you decide whether a referral is needed, or if Self help might be a better option for you. If you have questions for us after reading any of the information on the website, or about completing the referral form, then please see our contact details below:


If you prefer, download a copy of our Self-referral leaflet

Telephone: 0300 123 0542.  Normal office hours are Monday to Friday 9am-5pm. You can also choose to leave a non-urgent confidential message and someone will return your call.

Office address: Talking Mental Health Derbyshire, Ilkeston Resource Centre, Ilkeston Community Hospital, Heanor Road, Ilkeston DE7 8TL.

Information for all Talking Therapy providers in Derbyshire can be found on the Derby and Derbyshire CCG website.

Can't wait?

Should you feel that you need to speak to someone urgently, we recommend that you contact your GP surgery and speak to the duty doctor. If your GP surgery is closed, the following organisations may be able to offer you support:

  • NHS: 111

  • Samaritans: 116 123        

  • Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM) – for men: 0800 58 58 58 – 5pm to midnight every day 

  • Hopeline UK – for people under the age of 35: 0800 068 41 41 – Monday to Friday 10am to 10pm, weekends 2pm to 10pm, bank holidays 2pm to 5pm 

  • Childline – for children and young people under 19: 0800 1111 (the number will not show up on your phone bill)

  • Silver Line – for older people: 0800 4 70 80 90

Learn more about these organisations on the NHS website.

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