South Tyneside CCG News

Kooths Digital health

Tue 08th February 2022

February is a busy month for Kooth Digital Health with one of the UK’s largest mental health campaigns taking place ‘Children’s Mental Health Week’ from 7th February – 14th February 2022 aswell as celebrating LGBT+ History Month. This is an important month in the calendar for anyone who works with children, young people, adults and families as we all work together to raise awareness and remove stigma.

Children’s Mental Health Week (7th – 14th February 2022)

This year ‘Children’s Mental Health Week’ theme is ‘Growing Together’. We’re encouraging schools and organisations to join us in our mission to remind young people of the fantastic online platform we provide. Share our colourful graphic (which can you find here) on your platforms during the week along with the suggested social media messages below.

 

Primary School (Transition Workshops for Year 6) – Bookings now open

Primary schools across South Tyneside are being invited to book their free workshop in preparation for Spring/Summer term supporting year 6 moving onto secondary school. The transition workshops provide students with an opportunity to explore their feelings, feel more prepared and know where to go for support if they feel unsure or nervous in the first few months of adjustments. Interested in finding out more? Email jaustin@kooth.com

 

LGBT+ History Month (Kooth & Qwell) 

To support LGBT+ History Month we’ll be sharing the message that any young people from the LGBTQIA+ community are welcome to join Kooth and celebrate pride.

In honour and celebration of LGBTQ+ History Month, we are hosting some online information sessions around how our services Kooth.com (for young people) and Qwell.io (for adults in some areas of the region) can help support the mental & emotional health of those who identify as LGBTQ+. There will a choice of 2 sessions to book onto:

Wednesday 23rd February, 4-5pm

Thursday 24th February, 11am-12pm

You can sign up for free here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/how-kooth-qwell-can-support-lgbtq-mental-health-north-east-tickets-257863395357

 

What’s happening this month (Qwell)? 

This month we focus on encouraging adults to seek support by ‘opening up’ and trying out www.qwell.io

We’ll be joining in with the ‘Time to Talk’ day (Thursday 3rd February), LGBT+ History Month and drawing attention to the various sources of support we have to offer adults alongside our friendly team of counsellors on our platform.

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