Kooth Online Counselling & Mental Health Service for 10 – 18 years (up to 26 if care experienced) in South Lanarkshire
We are delighted to inform you that South Lanarkshire Council has commissioned
the online wellbeing service Kooth, a service delivered by Kooth Digital Health.
Kooth is an integral component of South Lanarkshire’s mental health and wellbeing
provision offering a digital counselling and emotional wellbeing service for young
Kooth is a free online counselling and emotional wellbeing support service providing
children and young people aged 10-18 years (up to 26 if care experienced) across
South Lanarkshire with a safe and secure means of accessing support with their
emotional health and wellbeing needs from a professional team of qualified
counsellors and emotional wellbeing practitioners.
Kooth is a well-established, award winning online counselling service and is
accredited by The British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP).
Founded in 2001, they are leading pioneers of online counselling in the UK, having
won a number of prestigious awards.
Kooth has no referrals, thresholds or waiting lists. Children and young people can
access this service anonymously by signing onto the Kooth website. Kooth is open 7
days per week, 365 days a year, with live support and counselling available from noon
until 10pm weekdays and from 6pm until 10pm on Saturday and Sundays. Kooth
provides added value with moderated, scheduled forums and self-help articles (many
written by service users) to provide peer led and self-help support.
Kooth helps to reduce waiting times for children and young people seeking help and
removes stigma around mental health and accessing services. Kooth integrates with
face-to-face local services to ensure a seamless transition through services for
children and young people.
We will also be holding an online information session for parents/carers on Tuesday
21st June at 6.30-7.30pm which can be booked using the following link