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Kooth Commissioned Across Teesside, County Durham and N Yorkshire

Young people aged 11-18 across Teesside, County Durham and North Yorkshire can now access Kooth, a website offering free online counselling and emotional wellbeing support Kooth, from digital mental health provider XenZone, gives young people instant access to emotional and wellbeing advice and support whenever and whenever they need it. It incorporates self-help articles and […]

XenZone Wins National Contract from CABA to Provide Mental Health Support

XenZone, the UK’s digital mental health pioneer, has been commissioned by Chartered Accountants Benevolent Association (CABA), the charity that supports the wellbeing of chartered accountants and their families, to provide its flagship online counselling and wellbeing support service, Kooth. The service will be available through CABA to the ICAEW community (Institute of Chartered Accountants in […]

XenZone Launches New Online Mental Health Service for Barnet’s Teachers 

Teachers and School Staff Throughout Barnet to Benefit from Free Access to New Online Counselling and Emotional Wellbeing Service, Qwell Barnet Council has commissioned XenZone’s online counselling service for adults, Qwell, to give free online mental health and wellbeing support to teachers and school staff in the area, having commissioned the organisation’s Kooth service for local […]

Free Online Counselling Brought to Young People in Sefton

XenZone, digital mental health pioneer, has been commissioned by Sefton Council, Sefton Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and NHS Southport and Formby CCG to provide free and anonymous mental health and wellbeing support via its flagship Kooth service to young people in the area. The service will provide local young people aged 11-18 with access to […]

XenZone Appoints Sir Norman Lamb MP as Chair of New Advisory Board

Sir Norman Lamb MP, former health minister, Chair of the Science and Technology Select Committee and Liberal Democrat MP for North Norfolk, will support the appointment of an advisory board tasked with keeping XenZone – the UK’s largest provider of NHS commissioned mental health services – at the forefront of innovation of digital mental health. […]

Free Mental Health Support Available for all Children and Young People in Brent

Brent Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has commissioned XenZone’s online counselling service, Kooth, to provide free and anonymous online mental health support to children and young people. The service will give 11-25 year olds access to online counselling and emotional wellbeing support, with no waiting lists or thresholds for receiving help. Kooth provides young people with […]

XenZone Launches ‘The Thought Report’ to Share Latest Mental Health Thinking

New Site Sees XenZone Enter Brand Publishing Space XenZone, digital mental health pioneer, has today launched a new editorial platform – The Thought Report – which is set to publish the latest in mental health insight, incorporating its own expertise and contributions from respected external professionals. The new site will launch with an Essential Guide […]

How a Surrey School is Supporting Students’ Mental Health

We spoke to Anna Hutchings, head of PHSE at Gordon’s School in Surrey, about student mental health and wellbeing – and the role the school sees for digital support services like Kooth. What mental health support do you have in place for students at Gordon’s School? This year we’ve bought in a designated school mentor. […]

Emotional Education: The Role of Schools in Promoting Student Wellbeing

Why learning about emotions is as important as academic attainment

Young People in Bedfordshire, Luton and Milton Keynes to Benefit From Free Mental Health Support

XenZone, online mental health pioneer, has been commissioned byNHS Bedfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), Luton CCG, Milton Keynes CCG, Bedford Borough Council and Central Bedfordshire Council to offer its free and anonymous online counselling and emotional wellbeing support service, Kooth, to every child or young person in the area. Kooth, accredited by the British Association […]

XenZone’s Online Mental Health Services Now Available to Everyone Over 11 Years Old on Isle of Man

Digital mental health pioneer, XenZone, has been commissioned by the Isle of Man Government to provide online mental health support to every child over the age of 11 and every young person and adult on the island. The commission gives those residents free access to XenZone’s BACP-accredited Kooth and Qwell online counselling and emotional well-being […]

Sunderland’s Youth Has Free Access to Kooth Online Counselling Service

Digital health pioneer XenZone has launched its online mental health service, Kooth, in Sunderland after being commissioned by Together for Children and Sunderland Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG). The service will provide children and young people aged 11-18 with free, online, anonymous support for their mental health and well-being. The service allows children and young people […]