Derwent Rural Counselling Service, to help people who mental health conditions, has expanded into new premises in Belper in Derbyshire.
DRCS contains a team of 70 freelance and employed staff, that has seen rapid growth and success during the last three years, has expanded its services across Derbyshire with a transfer to 8 Green Lane.
The building, formerly an architect’s office, have been reconstructed as six consultation rooms and workplace to get over an elevated interest in DRCS services in the neighborhood.
The team formerly used GP surgeries and meeting rooms in the town nonetheless the new base would mean that DRCS can offer 7,800 potential appointments annually at Belper.
Janette Smeeton, chief executive at DRCS said: “The changing landscape of your NHS and pressures on spending, mean we have to keep evolving just as one organisation.
“Were very excited to get launching the expanded service in the new building in Belper.
“DRCS’ ethos is our clients should experience a high-quality service that gives the ideal possibility of these to obtain a full recovery and receiving facilities similar to this means we could provide you with the right surroundings for only lots more people afflicted with mental health concerns.”
DRCS could be the largest voluntary sector provider of counselling services including talking therapies and wellbeing programmes in Derbyshire as well as the Peak District with above national recovery rates and shorter waiting times.
It incorporates a 28-year good reputation making use of individuals affected by common mental health problems including depression, anxiety, stress and long lasting conditions. Service users can self-refer or even be referred by their GP. DRCS also works together with businesses and schools.
DRCS now operates from bases in Belper, Bakewell, Derby, Chesterfield, Alfreton, Long Eaton and Matlock treating people from the Amber Valley, Erewash, Chesterfield, Buxton, Matlock, Ashbourne, Derby, Swadlincote as well as the Peak District. This also uses GP premises over the region.
Nicola Adams, chair of trustees with the Bakewell-headquartered charity said: “This is an excellent part of implementing the board’s technique for organic growth.
“DRCS is often a market leader in our sector and carries on operate with the revolutionary in our field of expertise. This expansion means we have an improved infrastructure in order to reach the continuing development in interest on our services. Your house supplies a welcoming, safe environment equally for clients and staff.”