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Mental Health and Wellbeing Services

Mental health peer and coaching service

Derby Living Well for deaf, deafblind and hard-of-hearing women

  • Have low moods?
  • Feel you cannot cope?
  • Feel anxious?
  • Worry a lot about things?
  • Not want to leave the house?
  • Withdraw from family or friends?
  • Feel alone?
  • Trouble fitting in or making friends?
  • Feel sad or unhappy?
  • Have suicidal thoughts?
  • Money/debt problems?
  • Bottle things up?
  • Have trouble getting help with managing your mental health?
  • Cannot get counselling?

 We may be able to help you to feel better.

Drop in or make an appointment to see Sarah or Emma on Wednesdays all day or Friday afternoons

For more information about this new service, please contact Sarah at and Emma at

Sarah is an experienced counsellor having counselled many deaf people learning to manage their mental health needs. Emma will be providing casework support service in ensuring that deaf, deafblind and hard of hearing women are accessing health services to assist them with managing their mental health and well-being.


Contact name
Sarah Tupling
Derby Wellbeing Peer Support
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Emma Midgley
Derby Wellbeing Coach
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