Kooth – Children and Young People

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Kooth is a confidential and anonymous online service for children and young people, specifically developed to make it easy and safe for them to access mental health support as and when they need it, while removing any associated stigma.

How to contact

Where to go

Huntingdon
UK

Find out what Kooth is about:

Any young person aged 11-18 years old (up to 19th birthday) with a Cambridgeshire and Peterborough postcode can access the service for free, no referral needed. You just need to answer a few questions to join. Once signed up, Kooth users have access to British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP) trained counsellors available until 10pm, 365 days a year; peer-to-peer support through moderated forums; and a range of self-help materials, co-written by other young people.

Some of the help and support on the website once you join:

Magazine
Helpful articles, personal experiences and tips from young people and the Kooth team.

Discussion Boards
Start or join a conversation with the friendly Kooth community. Lots of topics to choose from!

Chat with the team
Chat to the helpful team about anything that’s on your mind. Message them or have a live chat.

Daily Journal
Write in your own daily journal to track your feelings or emotions and reflect on how you’re doing.

There is no fee involved in using Kooth.

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