M2 - Kooth Online Mental Health Support
What is Kooth?
Children and young people aged 11-18 can now access counselling online through a locally commissioned Kooth website by clicking here.
Kooth.com is an award winning FREE online counselling and wellbeing service, providing emotional and psychological support and advice for children and young people. Kooth.com is Anonymous, Confidential, Safe and Easy to use – Young people can make up their username when they sign up and chat privately with a trainer counsellor, or get involved in our magazine and online community or through our forums.
Available when young people need it – 24 hours. Messaging and chat rooms open till 10pm – 365 days per year to drop in and talk to someone. Counsellors are available from 12 noon till 10pm, Monday to Friday and from 6pm-10pm on Saturday and Sunday.
Professional and personal – Young people can read about and choose which counsellor to contact. All the online counsellors are qualified, experienced and have enhanced DBS checks.
Flexible – Young people have the choice to drop in when they want, or if preferred can arrange a booked time to talk with a counsellor.
A joined up service –links with schools, community based services and health services to make sure young people get the best help they need at the time they need it.