Voluntary work for promoting mental health
MIELI is a Finnish non-governmental organisation and a federation of over 50 local mental health associations making part of it, hosting approximately 4 000 individual members.
What is mental health?
The WHO (2013) defines mental health as a state of well-being in which every individual realises their own potential and can cope with the normal stresses of life, can work productively, and is able to make a contribution to their community.
Attempted Suicide Short Intervention Program - LINITY Project in Finland 2013-2017
The aim of the project in SOS-Crisis Centre is to prevent and reduce suicide attempts and suicides in Finland by supporting suicide attempters.
Support and help for foreigners
MIELI Mental Health Finland provides crisis assistance and support in order to prevent mental health problems and suicides. The Crisis Helpline allows you to discuss your thoughts, feelings and situation in life with a crisis worker or a trained volunteer.