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Free online counselling
Kooth is an online counselling and emotional well-being platform for children and young people.
10-18 year olds can chat 1-2-1 with counsellors, access self-help articles 24/7 and connect with peers through live moderated forums.Kooth
The Market Place
Drop-in, counselling and other support services. From 7th September 2020 we are offering some face to face services from our city centre premises. We are also offering phone and video support.
AGE: 11-25 years
The Market Place
Resist or manage the urge to self-harm
The Calm Harm app has been customised for young people in Leeds (aged 12 – 25 years).
It helps you resist or manage the urge to self-harm; it has a number of activities including breathing techniques to help reduce symptoms of stress and anxiety.Calm Harm
Text Chat Health 07520619750 for advice on any health issue.
You will receive real time advice between 8.30am – 4.30pm Mon- Fri.Chat Health
Support for young parents
Are you a young parent or soon to be a young parent? If you’re expecting a baby and are struggling with your emotional wellbeing there is support out there.Support for young parents
Leeds CAMHS (Child and Adolescent Mental Health service) is an NHS service for children and young people under 18 and their families.CAMHS
Find other support in Leeds
Help from your school
Find help and support you can get from your school if you’re struggling with your emotions, or if everything feels too much.Help from schools
Thinking about going private?
This leaflet provides information about how to arrange non-NHS, private assessment, treatment or therapy for yourself, a relative or a friend, if you wish to do this.Pdf about private care
Forward Leeds is an alcohol and drug service for young people Leeds. They offer a range of confidential services and are open from 9am-5pm Monday to Friday.Forward Leeds
The Learning Disability Helpline
Mencap is a UK charity that provides information and support about learning disabilities.
Young Minds is committed to improving the wellbeing and mental health of young people. Visit their website for information, advice and support for young people affected by mental health.Young Minds
Helplines & other services
If you’d like to know more about how people are working together to improve children and young people’s emotional and mental health in Leeds, or read our Future in Mind Quick Guide.