Free online counselling now available for children and young people across Greater Manchester
14 April 2020All children and young people in Greater Manchester can now access free online counselling and emotional well-being support. From Tuesday 14 April, the Kooth online counselling and emotional wellbeing platform will be available to any young person who may be struggling with their mental health – and particularly during the COVID-19 outbreak. Kooth is for young people aged 11-18 and offers a variety of resources, including:
A live chat function that allows young people to contact a qualified counsellor
Chat forums with other young people
Self help resources
Kooth provides information and support along with treatment for children and young people with a range of mental health problems. Scheduled and drop in counselling sessions are available 365 days a year and include slots at evenings and weekends.
Kooth offers a wealth of information and resources and, most importantly, a way to share fears and anxieties with peers as well as providing access to counselling if needed – all without leaving the house.”
To find out more visit https://hub.gmhsc.org.uk/mental-health/kooth/
To sign up to use Kooth, go to www.kooth.com.