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At Wemms Education Centre, we are committed to supporting the wellbeing of all our students.
Kooth – The free NHS-commissioned online mental health platform for children & young adults.
At Wemms Education Centre, we are committed to supporting the wellbeing of all our students. We are therefore delighted to inform you about a service to support the wellbeing and resilience of our students that is now available and is free for students aged 10 – 18 to access and is featured on the Mindworks Surrey website among others.
Kooth is a transformational digital mental health platform that launched in 2004. It gives children and young people immediate access to an online community of peers and a team of experienced, accredited counsellors. Access is free of the typical barriers to support – no waiting times, no referrals, no thresholds to meet and complete anonymity. Kooth provides a safe, secure means of accessing help for mental health and wellbeing issues via the internet and is accessible via a mobile, laptop or desktop.
By accessing Kooth students can benefit from:
A comprehensive list of FAQs for parents and carers can be accessed on the Kooth website at: https://www.kooth.com/parent-faqs
You can also read a handy guide to Kooth for healthcare professionals at: https://frimley-healthiertogether.nhs.uk/application/files/6616/2923/7806/Kooth_GP_Guide_2021_V1.1.pdf