Mental Health

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If you have any concerns about your or a friend's mental health please click on the link above to contact our Mental Health Lead, or contact the Year office using one of the email links below.

Please note that these e-mail accounts are only monitored during the school opening hours.

Click the picture below for our Mental Health First Aid Kit presentation




Place2Be offers a variety of face to face counselling and support during the working week. Contact the Programme Manager, Lorna Fullman for more information (Mon-Weds 0113 203 4770 ext 258 email During the holidays you can find advice and support here

If you need urgent help with a problem outside of the school day you can contact:



Hub of Hope’ is a searchable website that allows you to find support on a wide variety of issues in your local area. Talk to one of our Year Managers or Lorna Fullman, our Place2Be manager, if you need advice on the best organisation to go to for support.

Mental Health Support Network provided by Chasing the Stigma | Hub of hope


Grief and loss support (NHS)

Get help with grief after bereavement or loss - NHS (


Leeds Suicide Bereavement Team

Leeds Suicide Bereavement Service (LSBS) - MindWell (



It can be hard to know where to turn to find help, if you’re feeling emotional distress or having suicidal thoughts.

Need urgent help? - MindWell (



HOPELineUK is a service run by PAPYRUS. Our professional advisors are trained in suicide intervention skills. HOPELineUK offers support and advice: • to children and young people under the age of 35 having thoughts of suicide; • to anyone who is concerned about a child or young person. Call: 0800 068 41 41 (this does not show up on the telephone bill) Text: 07786 209 697 Email: Opening hours: Monday-Friday 10am – 10pm Weekends 2pm – 10pm Bank Holidays 2pm – 5pm All texts and emails are automatically anonymised so that our advisors do not have your details unless you share these with us. We will intervene and send emergency services in cases where life is at risk. Details of our confidentiality policy are available on our website here:


Winstons Wish

Helpline | Bereavement Support Helpline | Winston's Wish (



This is a free and confidential helpline for children and young adults. Click on the link below for details.

Phone: 0800 1111




Boloh – BAME affected by Covid 19

Mon – Fri 1pm till 8pm or chat online



You can also get advice and help by calling the Samaritans. Click on the link below for details.

Phone: 116 123





Mon-Fri 12-10pm Sat-Sun 6-10pm

If you just want to talk to someone Kooth provide a counselling service. Click on the link below for details.


Kooth Video


Teen Connect

"We listen - We care - We won't judge" - emotinal support for 13-18 year olds

Text: 07715 561 559

Phone: 0808 800 1212



The Market Place

Face to face emotional support

Phone: 0113 246 1659




Online support for parent/carers and young people



Children Social Work Services

Contact should be made about a child who may be at risk of harm or who may be a Child in Need (CIN) or where there is a request for general advice, information or a service. All Contacts are dealt with at the Front Door Safeguarding Hub by the Duty and Advice Team.

Phone: 0113 222 3301


Public Health Services

The new number to contact 0-19 Public Health Integrated Service Single Point of Contact is: 0113 843 5683 for students and their families or visit the webpage for Public Health Nursing


The Aim Group

We work alongside the Adult Education Budget to provide FREE online qualifications.

Traditionally, whilst we have focused on the Staff at educational establishments, we appreciate that these are challenging times for schools. On the other hand, we are experiencing a high demand from parents at schools for the FREE qualifications that we offer.

The most popular is entitled 'Understanding Children & Young People's Mental Health', which is nationally accredited and certificated upon completion.

Listed below is the structure and this link will take you to the flyer Click here for Flyer

  • The qualification is all question & answer based
  • 6 weeks to be completed, taking between 20-30 hours to do so
  • Online platform to complete the qualification, therefore a computer or laptop will be needed.
  • 2 workbooks to be completed, with them needing to be submitted at the 3- & 6-week stage.
  • Tutor support throughout for any help and guidance


  • Aged 19+
  • Have the right to work in the UK
  • Have been in the EU/UK for the past 3 years
  • Not currently doing another government funded qualification

All you need to do to sign up for the course is to follow the following link;-

Allerton High School
King Lane, Leeds
West Yorkshire LS17 7AG
ssat ssat Leading Edge Healthy Schools Ofsted