Mental Health

Kooth April 2021 Update

Kooth April  2021 Update

 Young people aged 11-19 in your area need support with their mental health signpost them to Kooth.com

 

Kooth is free, safe and anonymous. All they need to do is sign up to Kooth.com

Kooth is here to help and support young people with their mental health and is available 365 days a year.

We offer so much more than just counselling.

Kooth magazine, forums & live discussion boards, journal, goals and we have our mini activity hub.

 

If your school or organisation would like to know more about Kooth or would like a refresher session for students and staff please email tgolden@kooth.com.

 Sessions are delivered virtually over Zoom or your preferred host and can be pre-recorded for convenience and sharing.

 

Things to look forward to this April  

Kooth forums

Friday the 16th Paw-stive Power of Pets  

Wednesday the 21st Our Planet Celebrating Earth Day

Monday the 26th Looking after Our Communities 

Live forums can be found in the discussion boards and online at Kooth.com

at 7.30 pm in the evening they are planned. They are moderated in real-time until 9.00pm.

 

Remember to check out our Spotify podcast and playlist

Our latest podcast is The pressure of Expectation!  

 

Take care & keep safe! 

 

Mental Health

It is important to look after your mental wellbeing while staying at home. Visit Every Mind Matters for practical advice and to get your personalised Mind Plan:

The theme for this year’s Mental Health Awareness Week is kindness, please listen to this important message from Dr Roshan Jayalath, our Mental Health Clinical Lead, talking about why it’s important to access mental health services when you need them – click here to view the recording.

 

MIND BLMK

Please click on this link for further information for MIND adult mental health support. 

 

MK Adult MH Pathways.pdf

BLMK Mental Health Events

Wellbeing and mental health events for the residents of and people who work in Befordshire, Luton and Milton Keynes.

https://mktalkingtherapies.nhs.uk/blmk-events

Young People

ThinkNinja is a mental health app designed for 10 to 18 year olds.  Using a variety of content and tools, it allows young people to learn about mental health and emotional wellbeing, and develop skills they can use to build resilience.  Click HERE to find out more information.

Click on the link below for further information:

Children and Young People Mental Health Pathway.pdf

Chat Health Promotion - School Nurses

ChatHealth - ChatHealth is an award-winning messaging service for young people aged 11-19 years, available Monday to Friday from 9am to 4pm (automatic bounce backs respond to incoming messages out of hours). As our lives have changed over the last few months due to the coronavirus, it’s more important than ever for young people to have easy access to support, particularly in the absence of face to face contact.  The text number for this service is 07480 635517   Or visit www.chathealth.nhs.uk  to start a chat.  For more information about ChatHealth, our organisation or for further general health advice and support for service users visit our website www.mkchildrenshealth.cnwl.nhs.uk    

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