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XenZone Wins Funding to Develop Innovative Online Peer-to-Peer Mental Health Support Programme for Young People

Small Business Research Initiative (SBRI) Healthcare Awards XenZone £100k to Train Young People to Offer Mental Health Support to Peers XenZone, UK pioneer of online counselling and emotional wellbeing support, has been awarded £100k to support and train a new cohort of young online peer supporters through a specially-developed multi-media learning portal. The innovative UK […]

Kooth Online Counselling and Support Service Available Every Day and Throughout School Holidays

XenZone’s Kooth service, commissioned in over 80 Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) areas, gives every child and young person access to free online counselling and emotional well-being support every day and throughout the summer holidays. Kooth is anonymous and free at the point of use. Online counselling is available to users through instant chat messaging from […]

Hillingdon Young People Now Have Access to Online Counselling Service Kooth

Hillingdon Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has commissioned XenZone’s online counselling and emotional well-being service, Kooth, a free counselling and support service offering timely access to therapy for children and young people (CYP). The service is available from 9th July 2018 for young people aged 11-18 years in Hillingdon and for students at Harrow & Uxbridge […]

Kooth Online Mental Health Support Launches in NewcastleGateshead

XenZone’s online counselling service, Kooth, has been commissioned by NewcastleGateshead Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) to give local young people aged 11-18, and those up to 25 years old in looked after care, access to free, anonymous mental health support. Kooth gives children and young people access to self-help materials and articles, moderated online forums and […]

Over 1,200 Log-ins to Young People’s Online Counselling Service, Kooth, Every 24hrs

  + Young People Send a Quarter of a Million Messages to Kooth Counsellors and Emotional Well-being Practitioners in a Year   You can view the full Infographic here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/19iuTsDSVlLWKBBq4xI33BNOn5twwoh_b/view?usp=sharing   XenZone, UK pioneer of online counselling, today revealed latest data (April 2017 – April 2018) on its Kooth digital counselling service for children and young […]

Kooth Online Counselling now Available for Young People in North Tyneside

North Tyneside Council and North Tyneside Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) have commissioned XenZone’s Kooth service, giving local young people aged between 11 and 18 access to free online counselling. As well as offering timely access to therapy, the 18-month pilot will provide anonymous, confidential and access to self-help materials, articles, moderated online forums and tools […]

Kooth Online Counselling Service Launches in Trafford

Free year-round support from professional online counsellors now available to children and young people aged 11-25  NHS Trafford Clinical Commissioning Group and Trafford Council have commissioned XenZone’s Kooth service, giving free, online counselling and emotional wellbeing support to children and young people in the area. Kooth will also provide children and young people with access […]

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 […]