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Solihull’s 11-25 Year Olds Set to Benefit from Kooth, a Free Anonymous Counselling Service

Children and Young people in Solihull can now log on to Kooth for mental health support Solihull Council has commissioned XenZone’s Kooth service, giving local 11-25 year olds access to online counselling and emotional well-being support. The service, commissioned with funds from Solihull Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) Local Transformation Funding, will run for an initial […]

XenZone Gives Initial Response to Government Green Paper

The Government’s green paper, Transforming Children and Young People’s Mental Health Provision, shines a light on some of the big issues that must be addressed if we are to improve mental health in this country. New mental health support teams and designated senior leads for mental health would be a positive step; we would encourage […]

Students at University of the West of England First to Access Free, Online Counselling and Support Service

UWE Bristol Commissions Kooth Student to provide additional mental health and wellbeing support XenZone, pioneer of online counselling and wellbeing services, has today launched Kooth Student, a new online therapy service for students, announcing an initial pilot with the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol). From September this year, UWE Bristol has offered […]

Kooth Online Counselling Now Available to Young People in Southend, Essex and Thurrock

  Digital Therapy for 11-26 Year Olds is Free at the Point of Use XenZone, pioneer of online counselling and support, has been commissioned by the Southend, Essex and Thurrock Collaborative Commissioning Group (comprising the seven Essex CCGs, Essex County Council and Southend and Thurrock Borough Councils) to provide ‘drop-in’ online counselling to children and […]

Online Counselling Now Available for Children and Young People in Barnet

Free, anonymous and professional online counselling offered to 11-26 year olds in Barnet Barnet Council and Barnet Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) have commissioned XenZone, pioneer of online counselling services, to give children and young people access to professional mental health counsellors through its online Kooth service. The move comes after the Council and CCG’s extensive […]

Kooth Online Counselling Offers Mental Health Support to Young People in Kingston-Upon-Thames

Kingston’s Young People Given Free Anonymous Access to Professional Counsellors XenZone, pioneer of online counselling and wellbeing services, has been commissioned by Kingston Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) to provide Kooth, its professional digital counselling service, to children and young people in the borough of Kingston-upon-Thames. The service is available to anyone aged between ten and […]

XenZone’s Kooth Service Brings Online Counselling to North East Lincolnshire

North East Lincolnshire Council Commissions Kooth to Provide Mental Health Support for Children and Young People   01.02.17: XenZone, pioneer of online counselling and support, will now be providing online counselling for children and young people in North East Lincolnshire through its Kooth service. Free year-round support from qualified professional counsellors will be available to those […]

XenZone Appoints Professor Shôn Lewis as Medical Director

XenZone, pioneer of online counselling and support, has appointed Professor Shôn Lewis as Medical Director to advise on the evolution and expansion of its digital mental health and emotional wellbeing services for children, young people and adults. Professor Lewis has degrees in psychology and medicine and trained in psychiatry at the Maudsley Hospital. He has been […]

World Mental Health Day Roundup

Every year, the 10th of October provides us with the opportunity to raise awareness and reduce the stigma around mental health. Here, we round up the top stories from #WorldMentalHealthDay.   The Independent World Mental Health Day 2016: What to do if you think someone needs help Feature article examining the issues raised by the […]

A mindful rebrand for XenZone

XenZone has rebranded to reflect the importance of communication when it comes to mental health. Over the past 15 years, XenZone has worked hard to combat the fear of stigma by offering a confidential counselling service for children, young people and adults, which can be accessed at a time and place to suit the individual. Elaine […]

Kooth set to improve mental health of young people in Devon

A new generation of mental health and emotional well-being care is set to support children and young people in 19 schools across Plymouth.   Launching in September the service is designed to make sure that every child and young person can access the mental health and emotional well-being support they need. Kooth, from mental health experts […]