Youth Information

The Space – Derby – offering advice and information for people aged 12-25 including sexual health, counselling, benefits and housing. 

Chesterfield Youth Information Shop at Connexions – 01246 201581

Buxton for Youth – 01298 79643

Swadlincote Youth Information Shop at Connexions – 01283 229709

Are you OK? – Find out how to stay safe and protect your stuff and look after yourself and your mates.

The Mix – website packed full of advice, information and support for young people.



Safe Speak – counselling service for young people aged 9-19 across Derbyshire. 

Off the Record – a free, confidential counselling service for young people aged 13-28 living in Tameside, Glossop, Oldham and surrounding areas. 

Disability Derbyshire – Peer Counselling Service for disabled people in Derbyshire. 

Deaf Counselling Service – with the Arboretum Community Project in Derby sms 07583 114002, call 07590 663373 or email 


Childline – free confidential helpline for children and young people where you can talk about anything including bullying, health, exams and families, 24 hours a day. 0800 1111

Samaritans – free confidential helpline offering emotional support, 24 hours a day for people who are experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including those which could lead to suicide. 08457 909090

Youth 2 Youth – young peoples helpline for 11-19 year olds. 020 88963675



Bullying UK – UK s anti-bullying charity with lots of information to help you.



Derbyshire Friend – a lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender support service across Derbyshire, offering free confidential advice and information. Includes a youth forum for under 25s. 

Eating Disorders

First Steps – eating disorders charity supporting people across Derbyshire. 


Mental Ill Health

Derby Depression Club – a supportive club for adults suffering from anxiety and depression. 

Mental Health Action Group – a campaigning group for people with mental health problems in Southern Derbyshire and Derby City. 

Derbyshire Early Intervention Service – support for young people aged 14-35 experiencing psychosis for the first time. If you are experiencing changes in your thoughts, hearing voices, feelings of suspicion, or changes in your behaviour, 

Drugs and Alcohol

Addaction – support for people recovering from drug and alcohol dependencies.  

Breakout – specialist young people’s substance misuse service 01332 641661


Butterflies – information and resources to improve awareness and support of ADHD throughout Derbyshire.

Domestic Violence

Derby Family Justice Centre – helping people who are experiencing, or trying to escape from, domestic and sexual violence. 

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