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|Service Provider Name||Kooth|
|Service||Online Counselling & Support for Young People|
|Where do they provide service from?||Kooth.com|
|Area covered||Borough of Sandwell|
|Who is the service for?||All young people aged 11-18 years or upto 25 years for care leavers and SEND|
|Referral route||Self-referral www.Kooth.com|
|Specific ethnic group?||No|
|Summary of services||Kooth.com - Online Counselling & Support for Young People |
Kooth is a web based confidential support service available to all young people in Sandwell ages 11-18 years (or up to 25 years for care leavers/SEN). Kooth provides a safe and secure means of accessing mental health and wellbeing support designed specifically for young people. Support can be accessed through our moderated discussion boards, live forums, articles and counselling service. There are also lots of activities that young people can access to support their wellbeing. All content is age appropriate, clinically approved and fully moderated.
If a young person would like to chat to a counsellor our team is available from 12noon to 10pm on weekdays and 6pm to 10 pm at weekends, every day of the year on a drop-in basis. Young people can also access regular booked online counselling sessions as needed. Outside counselling hours’ young people can message our team and get support by the next day.
To find out more visit www.Kooth.com where young people can register for the service.
You can also view a short video about the service at: https://vimeo.com/318731977/a9f32c87de
|When are the services run?||365 days a year|
|Time details||Counsellors online 12-10pm Monday-Friday & 6-10pm Saturday-Sunday/ Website 24hours - 365 days a year|
|Remit||Digital Online Emotional & Mental Health Wellbeing|
|Total capacity of service||No limit|
|Disclaimer||Inclusion in this directory does not imply that Sandwell Council endorses the organisations and no responsibility is assumed for the information in their entries or their services. For terms and disclaimer see below. Directory last updated October 2019.|