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Emotional Wellbeing and Mental Health Services

SOLAR – Solihull’s Emotional Wellbeing and Mental health service for children and young people

Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust, Barnardo’s and Autism West Midlands work  together to provide emotional wellbeing and mental health services for children and young people in Solihull. They provide multi-disciplinary assessment and treatment of children and young people with mental health or severe emotional and behavioural difficulties. Further information about child and adolescent mental health services across Solihull can be found on Solihull CCG’s website https://solihullccg.nhs.uk/yourhealth/mental-health/emotional-wellbeing-and-mental-health-services-for-children-and-young-people

Kooth.com – online support for young people

We would like to remind you of the availability of an online service to support the wellbeing and resilience of young people.

Kooth is a web based confidential support service available to young people. Kooth provides a safe and secure means of accessing mental health and wellbeing support designed specifically for young people.

Kooth offers young people the opportunity to have a text-based conversation with a qualified counsellor. Counsellors are available from 12noon to 10pm on weekdays and 6pm to 10 pm at weekends, every day of the year on a drop-in basis. Young people can access regular booked online counselling sessions as needed. Outside of counselling hou young people can message the team and get support the next day.

When young people register with Kooth they will have support available to them now and in the future. Support can be gained not only through counselling but articles, forums and discussion boards. This includes information about current affairs. All content is age appropriate, clinically approved and fully moderated.

To find out more visit www.Kooth.com  where young people can register and others can find out more about the service.

You can also view a short video about the service at: https://vimeo.com/318731977/a9f32c87de.

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