DRCS News

2022

23rd March 2022 - New Clinical Lead for DRCS

New Clinical Lead for DRCS

Derwent Rural Counselling Service has appointed a new clinical lead to its senior management team.

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4th January 2022 - Golfers Support Charity With Biggest Donation in Eight Years

Golfers Support Charity With Biggest Donation in Eight Years

GENEROUS players and friends at Matlock Golf Club have raised more than £6,700 for DRCS with the biggest donation in nearly a decade.

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2021

13th December 2021 - New Trustees For DRCS

New Trustees For DRCS

Dr Max Biddulph is an Associate Professor at the University of Nottingham’s School of Education and has held positions including Director of Postgraduate Taught Programmes and course Leader for the Postgraduate Certificate of International Student Advice and Support.

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25th November 2021 - Menna Retires After 25 Years With Derbyshire Counselling Service

Menna Retires After 25 Years With Derbyshire Counselling Service

DRCS’s clinical lead Menna Yarwood has retired after 25 years with the Derbyshire counselling service.

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13th April 2021 - What does stress look like? How do I know if I am experiencing it?

What does stress look like? How do I know if I am experiencing it?

If you are feeling depressed or generally unhappy; feeling anxious or agitated then you may be experiencing stress.

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13th April 2021 - Mental health charity kicks off football club partnership

Mental health charity kicks off football club partnership

DERBYSHIRE’S biggest provider of mental health counselling services has kicked off a new partnership with a Chesterfield grass roots football club.

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16th March 2021 - Exercise your right to feel good

Exercise your right to feel good

Now March is here many of us may have already abandoned our new year’s resolutions to be more active.

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24th February 2021 - Derbyshire primary school supports DRCS

Derbyshire primary school supports DRCS

Youngsters at a Chesterfield primary school have raised £300 for DRCS as part of an awareness campaign on physical and mental health.

Pupils at Dunston Primary School collected the cash for DRCS through a variety of fundraising events.

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8th February 2021 - COVID-19 and mental health – supporting someone during the pandemic

COVID-19 and mental health – supporting someone during the pandemic

Checking in on your family, friends and colleagues has never been more important.

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20th January 2021 - Has technology improved access to therapy services?

Has technology improved access to therapy services?

Janette Smeeton, CEO at DRCS, looks at how the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has meant mental health support has taken new routes to deliver help to those who need it.

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2020

16th June 2020 - Worries about returning to work after lockdown?

Worries about returning to work after lockdown?

As the restrictions begin to be lifted, many people will look forward at the prospect of going back to work and seeing colleagues again.

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Coronavirus / Covid-19 Pandemic

We continue to provide service across the whole of Derby City and Derbyshire and we are able to offer limited face to face treatment appointments. We will continue to offer telephone and video appointment options to ensure that everyone can still access the treatment options that meet their needs. Click here for more information.