KOOTH is a free online counselling and wellbeing support service for 11-19 year olds in Westminster, Hammersmith, Fulham, Kensington and Chelsea.
Brief Outline of the service at KOOTH.com:
- Providing online only, anonymous, confidential counselling and support service, for 11-19 year olds.
- The site can be accessed 24-7, for information, self-help tools, topics pages, news articles and static forums (message boards).
- Counsellors, wellbeing advisors, and support professionals are available FREE from 12-10pm Monday to Friday and 6-10pm Saturday & Sunday 365 days a year.
- There are live peer lead discussion forums Monday, Wednesday and Friday 19.30-21.00. All of which are moderated by a practitioner, to ensure best practice.
- All Counsellors are registered accredited by BACP or equivalent, have professional experienced and are young person focused.
- There is no waiting time, or referal for professional support.
- It can be accessed FREE through mobile phone, tablet, or laptop/computer.
- Young people can be linked to specialist local services for blended care where required.
- Safeguarding is paramount, and all staff are dedicated to ensuring best practice.
- Young people can access the site for structured therapeutic counselling, or drop in. Support does not end after counselling or if/when connected to other support.
Access https://kooth.com/ to register.
Kooth Live Discussion Forums:
- July 2018 Monday 2nd July – Kooth Summer Songs & Beach Books
- Wednesday 4th July – Festival Safety
- Friday 6th July – Student Hangout: Preparing for University
- Monday 9th July – Confidence & Body Image
- Wednesday 11th July – VOC: Drugs & Alcohol
- Friday 13th July – Summer Holiday Activities
- Monday 16th July – LGBT: In the Media
- Wednesday 18th July – Kooth Explorers
- Australia Friday 20th July – Looking After Your Mental Health
- Monday 23rd July – Waiting for Exam Results
- Wednesday 25th July – Summer Food & Drink
- Friday 27th July – Kooth Job Fair
- Monday 30th July – Social Takeover: Friendship
Kooth also have a short YouTube video, the link to which is:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VovtBleDdUY&t=111s.
There is also a Kooth Sign Up sheet attached.kooth sign up