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Mental Health Support Teams

In partnership with Tees, Esk & Wear NHS Foundation Trust and Changing Futures North East, Alliance Psychological Services leads on the delivery of 3 Mental Health Support Teams supporting 60 educational settings across Stockton and Hartlepool.

The Mental Health Support Teams have 3 core functions

  1. To deliver evidence-based interventions for mild-to-moderate mental health issues;
  2. To support the senior mental health lead (where established) in each school or college to introduce or develop a whole-school or college approach and;
  3. To give timely advice to school and college staff, and liaise with external specialist services to help children and young people to get the right support and stay in education.

If your school has an MHST, you will have admission to our school portal where you will be given access to a range of FREE resources to support your educational setting in developing a whole school approach to mental health and wellbeing.

We have developed our models of working to support local transformation of Children & Young People’s Mental Health Services, developing and delivering our services in line with the I-Thrive Framework


We are currently working with schools across Stockton and Hartlepool. To find out if your school is involved in this initiative, please click the link below.


If your school is part of this programme, you can access lots of information and support through our FREE Portal.


If you are aged between 13-18 years and attend one of our partnership colleges or schools then you may be able to access our service confidentially by answering a few simple questions.

Parents and Carers

To access your child’s Mental Health Support Team, please speak to your school’s mental health lead.

You can also download our help guides which provide further information about MHSTs.



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