The Derbyshire Federation for Mental Health

We are a charity supporting individuals living with or recovering from mental ill health in Derbyshire. We have offices and hub facilities in Buxton and Matlock. We provide practical and emotional support to individuals living independently in our local community.

How does your organisation contribute to preventing suicide and supporting those affected by it?

As part of our work we monitor the risk of self harm and suicide in the individuals we support.  We believe with the right support at the right time the risk of suicidal acts can be reduced.

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What are your current priorities?

We want individuals to be aware of the services we offer and how they can access support.

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What challenges are you currently facing?

Reaching individuals with suicidal thoughts in our local area that would benefit from the type of support we can offer.

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