News 22 November

Kooth featured in The Guardian

Aaron Sefi, Research and Evaluation Director explains how Kooth is giving children and young people across the country access to professional counselling and wellbeing support in this news piece featured in The Guardian today.

UK teenagers turn to mobile apps to help with mental ill health

Usage of apps that help cope with anxiety, self-harm and depression has soared recently

Tens of thousands of young people in Britain who are struggling with their mental health are seeking help online for problems such as anxiety, self-harm and depression.

Soaring numbers of under-18s are turning to apps, online counselling and “mood diaries” to help them manage and recover from conditions that have left them feeling low, isolated and, in some cases, suicidal.

Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/society/2018/nov/21/uk-teenagers-turn-to-mobile-apps-to-help-with-mental-ill-health