Dear Parents/carers

You may have been made aware by school or a professional of a service called Kooth. Kooth is designed to support the wellbeing and resilience of young people and is available for 10-16 year olds in Kent.

Kooth is running free online parent information sessions in March, April & May.  The sessions are designed to help you understand how Kooth can support your child with their mental health and wellbeing.  Each session will cover:

  • A Presentation on Kooth
  • A Live tour of the Kooth site
  • An opportunity for Questions & Answers about Kooth

Please click on the registration link for the date/time you’d like to attend:

Thursday 11 March, 7pm – 8pm

REGISTRATION LINK ZOOM LINK

Tuesday 10 April, 6:30pm – 7:30pm

REGISTRATION LINK ZOOM LINK

Wednesday 19 May, 7pm – 8pm

REGISTRATION LINK ZOOM LINK

Kooth provides a safe, secure means of accessing help via the internet.  By accessing Kooth, young people can benefit from:

  • A free, confidential, anonymous and safe way to receive support online.
  • Out of hours’ availability. Counsellors are available from 12 noon to 10pm on weekdays and 6pm to 10 pm at weekends, every day of the year on a drop in basis.
  • Online Counselling from a professional team of BACP qualified counsellors is available via 1-1 chat sessions or messaging on a drop in basis or via booked sessions.
  • Discussion Boards which are all pre-moderated allow young people to access peer to peer support.
  • Online Magazine full of moderated articles many of which are submitted by young people offering advice and guidance on a huge range of topics.
  • No referral is required. Young people can register for kooth independently at www.kooth.com

To find out more visit www.Kooth.com  You can also view a short video about the service by following this link: Kooth Video

If you have any questions or would like to discuss what Kooth.com can offer, please address them to the school/[professional.  If you would prefer to contact Kooth directly, simply email parents@kooth.com.

 

Kind Regards

Karen Dawber – Kooth Engagement Lead