Kooth is being provided now as a free, safe, and anonymous service to support young people’s emotional and mental health in Birmingham.

With the current situation that we all find ourselves in, young people will need support more than ever managing their mixed and conflicting emotions.

Kooth Need Help?

The new service was successfully launched for young people from year 6, aged 11 up to 25. The full offer, including online self-referral can be accessed at www.kooth.com. Kooth is linked into the wider mental health support from Forward Thinking Birmingham and offers:

  • Online mental health counselling and chat services from midday to 10pm during the week and 6pm to 10pm at weekends
  • Peer to peer support through moderated discussion forums
  • Self-care tools and resources to build resilience
  • Early response to and identification of emotional wellbeing and mental health problems

There are no waiting lists, referrals or thresholds to access the service