Tag Archives: mental health

XenZone Backs Short Film Exploring Male Mental Health

Oliver Williams is an Integration and Participation Worker at XenZone, ensuring our Kooth service is known and embedded in the local communities and works closely with local services where it is commissioned. Oliver is also a professional therapist. He has a background in education and care and has supported many people with severe and enduring […]

Long-Term Planning for Better Long-Term Mental Health

Following the Government’s recent NHS funding commitment, many of us in mental health professions are considering the priorities we should be working to over the next ten years. Conversations are ongoing in efforts to make sure we can provide the right care for everyone who needs it. One of the areas generating a lot of […]

Helping Children and Young People to THRIVE

The introduction of the THRIVE model from the Anna Freud Centre in 2014 changed a lot of perspectives. Supporting children and young people’s mental health since then has evolved – in my opinion, for the better. The tiered system of mental health care, which saw support being given along a linear path with one point […]

XenZone Joins Judging Panel for HSJ Innovation in Mental Health Awards

UK online counselling pioneer XenZone is proud to be sponsoring Health Service Journal’s ‘Innovation in Mental Health’ award, as well as helping to review and judge entries in this category in the run-up to the ceremony in November. This year the HSJ awards, the world’s largest healthcare awards programme, mark the 70th birthday of the […]

University Mental Health Day

Today is University Mental Health Day. I hope we will hear announcements from universities which represent real progress in the way we offer support to our students. Face-to-face counsellors have borne the brunt of rising demand for support for too long; it’s time we started to build ‘wraparound’ care for those who cannot sit on […]

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 […]