Qwell – mental health and wellbeing service for adults
Thursday 08 July 2021
Qwell is available to all adults aged 26+ in Newcastle and Gateshead.
Newcastle and Gateshead CCG now offer access to Qwell (www.qwell.io) a free, safe and anonymous mental health and wellbeing service for adults (Aged 26+).
There are no waiting lists, no referrals and no requirements to access the service, which is accredited by the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and delivered by Kooth plc, the UK’s largest digital mental health provider.
The service encourages peer to peer support via moderated discussion forums and self-help through reading or submitting content.
Qwell also gives adults the opportunity to access online counselling from qualified counsellors who are available from midday to 10pm every weekday and from 6pm to 10pm at weekends 365 days of the year. People can drop in for one-to-one instant text-based chats or book a session in advance.