Kooth Digital Health

NHS Highland has commissioned the online counselling service Kooth, a service delivered by Kooth Digital Health. Kooth is an integral component of Highland’s mental health provision offering a digital counselling and emotional well-being service for young people.

Kooth is a free online counselling and emotional well-being support service providing young people aged 10-18 years (up to 19th birthday) across the Highlands with a safe and secure means of accessing support with their emotional health and wellbeing needs from a professional team of qualified counsellors.

Kooth has no referrals, thresholds or waiting lists. Young people can access this service anonymously by signing onto the Kooth site at www.kooth.com. Kooth provides unique out of office hours’ provision and 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.

Published by benjgunn94

A student with RGU undertaking a 12-week placement with CVG.

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