Tags: community support
Mental Health Awareness Week
It's Mental Health Awareness week and this year the theme is kindness. Coronavirus is testing us all and it's normal to feel stressed, upset or even angry at the moment. But looking after your emotional and mental wellbeing is vital during these uncertain times. We're all doing our best, but sometimes it's ok to not be ok. However there's plenty of help and advice out there,... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 21 May 2020 09:29 by Website Team
This poster provides information regarding how victims can contact the police when in danger but are unable to speak.
Posted: Tue, 05 May 2020 13:26 by Karen Howe
Download this very useful free guide which is a tool to help you build greater resilience during difficult times.
Posted: Mon, 27 Apr 2020 13:32 by Website Team
Public Health England's 'Every Mind Matters' campaign has been repurposed specially for all who want to try and keep on top of their emotional wellbeing at this tricky time.
Their website also includes resources for those with existing mental health conditions, and vulnerable groups such as the elderly who may be isolated from their closest friends and family.
There are tips on working from home, looking... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 27 Apr 2020 12:40 by Website Team
If there's a chance you could have coronavirus, you may be asked to stay away from other people (self-isolate).
Self-isolation means you should:
- stay at home
- not go to work, school or public places
- not use public transport or taxis - ask friends, family members or delivery services to do errands for you
- avoid visitors to your home - it's OK for friends, family or delivery drivers to drop off items... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 21 Apr 2020 05:13 by Website Team
The Derbyshire Young Carers Service are still taking referrals and offering support to families during the COVID-19 lockdown.
If you'd like to make a referral please go to www.derbyshirecarers.co.uk/young-carers-service to download our referral form.
Posted: Mon, 20 Apr 2020 09:38 by Website Team
Would You Or Someone You Know Benefit from Support By Veterans UK
The organisation has helped over 750 individuals in the first 10 days since lockdown.
The staff, who are now remote working, will continue to deliver the best service possible to our most vulnerable veterans.
Posted: Wed, 08 Apr 2020 10:39 by Website Team
While we are all self-isolating and socially distancing due to Coronavirus, social media platforms, like Twitter, Snapchat and video calls, are a great way to stay in touch with friends and family, share your thoughts and ideas and connect with like-minded people.
Unfortunately, whilst rare, there are negative influencers and online groomers who use the internet, social media and online gaming to spread... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 08 Apr 2020 10:28 by Website Team
We're highlighting the national partnership campaign message to respond to a potential increase in safeguarding and domestic abuse issues during lockdown.
Children and young people are usually seen by lots of different adults and professionals every day such as neighbours and teachers but essential lockdown means normal opportunities they would have to notice any problems or check on their wellbeing... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 08 Apr 2020 10:22 by Website Team
North East Derbyshire District Council and Rykneld Homes, have set up a Community Support Team to help provide advice and support to those affected by the Covid-19 virus (this will take over and co-ordinate the Community SOS scheme currently in place).
The purpose of the Team will be to:
* Identify those in need
* Match the emerging needs of the community to existing support across the district
* Re-direct... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 20 Mar 2020 12:59 by Website Team