KOOTH online Mental Wellbeing Service initiative will be using text messaging technology in order to signpost patients to online mental health support services Kooth and Qwell.
Kooth Online Mental Wellbeing Community for children and young adults
Kooth is a service that provides support to children and young people, this is a BACP accredited. This online service provides access to counselling via live chat, community support and self-help resources.
Qwell Online Mental Wellbeing community for adults
Qwell is an online mental health support service for adults aged 26 over. This online service provides access to counselling via live chat, community support and self-help resources.
We will only send messages to patients aged 16+
- iPlato Healthcare will be sending text messages to consenting patients registered at participating practices
- The text messages will invite people to access Mental Health Support via QWELL or KOOTH Online Mental Wellbeing Community.
- This SMS Programme will be in addition to any existing programmes.