2:54 pm, Friday, 22nd January 2021

Staying well for young people

Read the full article, Keep on top of your mental health during the national lockdown – NELC | NELC (nelincs.gov.uk).

With the country under a national lockdown once again, lots of young people are facing time away from their friends and the school environment.

It’s vital that children and young people look after their mental health and get the right support if they’re not feeling themselves.

Kooth.com is a free, safe and confidential way for young people to receive counselling, support and advice online, will still be accessible over the break from school.

Kooth is commissioned by North East Lincolnshire Council to provide support for young people aged 11- 25, who live in the area.

The site is accessible from any device that can access the Internet, allowing young people to seek help and support at a time and location that is suitable for them.

In addition to the counselling, Kooth provides a fantastic, safe place for peer-to-peer support through forums where all contributions are moderated before being posted.

Young people can also access the Magazine and Articles section where they can read approved content from individuals in similar situations to their own or even write their own articles.