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Qwell

 

 

About

Qwell is an online digital platform which provides any young person in Gloucestershire aged 18 years and above to access self care resources, information, peer support and access to trained counsellors. It is open to anyone experiencing issues with their emotional wellbeing, such as stress or anxiety and there is no need to be referred.

To access the Qwell site you will need to create a pseudonymised account.The platform compliments a range of existing mental health services supporting those in the county.

You can find Qwell resources, including digital assets to share on your social media pages, at promote.kooth.com

 

 

Mental Health Awareness Week 2022

Mental Health Awareness Week 2022 is taking place between 9th May and 15th May. Qwell provide a number of resources specifically for the week. 

The theme for this year's Mental Health Awareness Week is loneliness.  Loneliness is something we can all experience from time to time, and it is different for everyone. Supporting people in recognising when they are feeling lonely, understanding their thoughts and feelings, and identifying the supportive connections they have, is really important.  

Download a copy of the poster here. 

 

 

Exam Stress and Anxiety

Kooth has produced a guide for young people about preventing and managing exam stress. 
 
 
 

Resources

Mental Health & Covid-19 resources are available for professionals and volunteers and they include:

  • Training videos providing a basic introduction to mental health and psychological first aid

  • A script/conversational guide for supporting people through emotional distress, to support professionals and volunteers who may be contacting vulnerable people or people in states of emotional distress

  • A signposting document which lists all relevant countywide mental health services and which groups they are appropriate for. 

You can find these resources here.

 

 

For Professionals

To request resources, support, or if you have a query, please contact Rachel Potter.