Kooth: Parent and Carer Brochure

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It can be difficult for parents and carers to recognise when a child or young adult is struggling with a mental illness. This brochure, developed by Kooth’s clinical team, will help you better understand and be aware of the warning signs of mental illness in young people as well as signposting you to organisations that can provide support. You will also find practical tips on how best to support your child’s mental and emotional health and advice for starting a conversation with a young person about their mental health.

What you will find in this booklet:

  • Accreditation
  • Early warning signs
  • Top tips on how to talk to your
  • children about their feelings
  • Frequently Asked Questions

Kooth’s Accreditation

Kooth is a fully accredited counselling service with the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP). All counsellors receive regular clinical supervision in accordance with BACP guidelines.

For the past two decades, we have worked in tandem with the NHS to improve mental health in England and Wales. As a trusted delivery partner of the NHS and with over 19 years of data, Kooth is able to deliver support in line with LTP priorities.