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Referrals from Parents and Professionals about a child/young person

How to make a referral to Build Sound Minds Derby and Derbyshire if you are a parent/family member or professional. Please note, all parents, adults and professionals should use this form to make a referral for a child or young person.

Click here to download our referral form.

Once completed please return the form by email to [email protected].

Please note that Action for Children is not a crisis support service. 

If you need urgent support for children living in Derbyshire telephone 'Call Derbyshire' on 01629 533190 or for children living in Derby City telephone 'Care Line' on 01332 786968.

For other support in a crisis, please see the information here

Waiting Well Resources

We have a series of information leaflets to help you to support your child or young person whilst you are waiting. They give straightforward information and advice from our clinical team on the following areas - click on the links to access the leaflets.

Waiting Well with Anxious Thought – supporting children and young people who have general worries or are worried about social situations.
• Waiting Well with Low Mood – supporting children and young people who fell low a lot of the time.
Waiting Well with Self Harm – supporting children and young people who try to manage difficult feelings through self harm.
Waiting Well with Autism – supporting children and young people with or without a diagnosis of autism.
Waiting Well 5 Ways to Well Being – ideas about ways to boost your family’s emotional wellbeing.
Waiting Well Books to help – we know that there are lots of books and online sources of information. Here we’ve picked out the ones we know and trust.