The Healthcare Standard

Lifting The Lid On Young People’s Mental Health

Researchers at The University of Manchester have worked with Kooth, an online mental health service for young people, to produce a report on digital mental health support for children and young people.

Launched in 2004, Kooth provides counselling, advice, and support to young people (aged 11-18) struggling with their mental health. It is run by XenZone, an innovator in digital mental health.

The report is a characterisation of the person-centred, holistic work carried out by Kooth on a daily basis. In defining the “Theory of Change” for Kooth , researchers have identified the characteristics and mechanisms of the service that lead to better mental health and wellbeing.


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