New online counselling service for 11-19-year olds

A new online counselling service which gives children and young people across south east London access to free, anonymous mental health and emotional well-being support has been launched.

Kooth offers:

  • access to self-help materials
  • mood-tracking and goal setting tools
  • counsellor messaging
  • peer-to-peer support through moderated online forums

The forums address issues ranging from exam stress and depression to self-harm and relationship problems.

Qualified counsellors are available to support any child or young person in one-to-one sessions:

  • from 12 noon until 10pm on weekdays
  • from 6pm until 10pm on weekends

Young people can log on to from any connected device, wherever they are, 365 days a year.

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