Information Page: Kooth’s Mental Wellbeing Service
Free to Access
No Referral Needed
Support when you need it.
Whether you’d like to talk to a qualified mental health professional, speak to other people in the community with similar experiences or explore our self-help toolkit, we’re here to help whenever you need support.
Chat to Professional
Speak to a BACP qualified professional via live chat or messaging today. No waiting lists or referral needed. Drop in whenever you need support or with regular scheduled chats.
Join the Community
Talk to other people with similar experience to you, in our forums and discussion boards.
Learn more about your wellbeing with thousands of helpful articles written by mental health professionals and other members of the community.
Try Self Help Tools
Access resources such as articles, goal setting and activities to help you manage your mental wellbeing on your own terms.
It’s always a good time to join.
Our platforms are here to help you manage your mental and emotional wellbeing. Getting support for your mental health sooner rather than later can help, that’s why our platform is available whenever and wherever you need it, without waiting lists or the need for a referral.
It might be a great time to join the community if:
- You’d just like someone to talk to about what’s on your mind.
- You aren’t too sure about counselling and therapy just yet, but would like to explore support on your own terms.
- You are waiting on a referral or waiting list for other mental health services.
- You’d like to keep on top of your mental health with the help of self help, community or professional support.
- It’s difficult for you to access traditional mental health support.
When is the service available?
This service is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Access to live chat with a BACP qualified professional is available for users:
– 12pm-10pm Monday-Friday
– 6pm- 10pm on Saturdays and Sundays.
Alternatively, users can send us a message on the site at any time of the day or night, which will be responded to within 24 hours.
How are users kept safe and anonymous?
Users are pseudo-anonymous. This means you provide a username which is how you are known on the site, without being visibly identified to our team or other users. We have a duty of care to safeguard your wellbeing.
If we are really worried about a user and think that they are at risk or in danger, we in most cases will talk to the individual to gain consent to share their details so that they can be referred to the appropriate services.
Do you required a referral?
We do not require a referral letter, as you can access the service quickly and easily by going to kooth.com or qwell.io and clicking ‘join’.
The sign up process takes 1-2 minutes and allows you to to maintain anonymity, as no name or contact details such as email are required.
How can I find out more?
To find out more about Kooth and Qwell services, talk to your local GP or healthcare provider. You can also get in touch with us by emailing [email protected]
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