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20 Mar

Mental Health & Wellbeing at the time of Corona Virus

With schools closed, people social distancing or self isolating we need to think of looking after our Mental Health. These are some free online services provided by the CCG approved by the NHS that children and parents can access from home. Please share these with your pupils, parents and carers.

Kooth 

Kooth is a free online Mental Health and Wellbeing resource for children and young people in Derby and Derbyshire that requires no formal referral, instead only requiring the user to set up an account on the website. Available 365 days of the year via mobile, tablet and desktop devices from 12 noon to 10pm Monday-Friday and 6pm-10pm at weekends, the service provides access to accredited counselling support, peer support via online forums and relevant articles detailing a variety of topics.  

To sign up, please visit www.kooth.com/

Qwell

Qwell is a free online Mental Health and Wellbeing resource for parents and carers of young people under the age of 18 that requires no formal referral, instead only requiring the user to set up an account on the website. Available 365 days of the year via mobile, tablet and desktop devices from 12 noon to 10pm Monday-Friday and 6pm-10pm at weekends, the service provides access to accredited counselling support, peer support via online forums and relevant articles detailing a variety of topics.   

To sign up, please visit www.qwell.io/