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Mental wellbeing is an important part of all our lives and good physical wellbeing and mental wellbeing often go hand in hand.

This means that when we look after our physical wellbeing we often improve our mental wellbeing too, and vice-versa.

We all go through difficult times when our mental wellbeing might not always be at its best. We might notice that we feel more anxious, stressed or on edge at times.

It's normal to not always feel OK, but if how you feel is beginning to affect your everyday life then getting support can help you feel more like yourself again.

At Live Life Better Derbyshire we listen to what really matters to you in order to help you improve your mental and physical wellbeing.

How our services can improve mental wellbeing

When you join our Live Life Better Derbyshire service, our Health Improvement Workers can work with you on a one-to-one basis.

They can help you find services to help improve how you are feeling. We know that asking for help can feel like a big step, that’s why we take everything at a pace to suit you.

Find out more about the benefits that lifestyle changes can have for your mental wellbeing:

Confidentiality

The support we offer is strictly confidential and this means we won’t discuss what you share with us with anyone else.

There are a few exceptions to this however. For example, if we are concerned about your safety or the safety of others, we may need to share this information with other professionals to make sure you have all the support you need.

If you have any questions about this then please feel free to ask a member of our team for more information about our confidentiality policy.  

How to get support

If you think that our support can help you then you can complete an online health and wellbeing assessment.

If you don’t feel like we are the right choice for you right now then you can find information about other ways to improve your emotional health and wellbeing.

Crisis Support

Please be aware that Live Life Better Derbyshire is unable to provide urgent support for crisis situations.

If you need immediate support, for example if you are thinking of hurting yourself or have suicidal thoughts,  please contact your GP or visit your local Accident and Emergency.

You can also contact the Samaritans for free, 24 hours a day, seven days a week by calling 116 123.

If you are aged under 18, Derbyshire County Council has information about emotional wellbeing services you might find helpful.