Psychotherapy is a form of treatment based on the interaction of two or more people. In psychotherapy, a person talks with a psychotherapist or in a therapy group, for example, about the things they need help processing.
MIELI Mental Health Finland
Maistraatinportti 4 A, 7th floor
telephone +358 9 615 516
Peer Learning: "Participation of young people with mental health issues"
Promoting the (mental) health of young people is also one of the eight action areas in the European youth strategy. The Netherlands EU presidency in the first half year of 2016 addressed this issue during several meetings. Together with Finland - and with the participation of Ireland, Cyprus, Malta, Romania, Greece and Scotland and Estonia - the topic of the participation of young people with mental health issues and the role of youth work will be continued during a peer review.
When a child or adolescent need professional help
- When the child or adolescent is constantly tired and cannot sleep
- When he/she looses the ability to concentrate and relax
- Prolonged physical symptoms, such as vertigo, headache, stomach ache or other pain
- Anxiety, depression, tension
Schizophrenia is the most common mental disorder involving psychotic symptoms.
Developmental and life situation crises
Life is filled with natural changes, moving from one phase to another. One often reacts to these changes with so-called developmental crises, which consist of letting go of the past and adapting to the new life situation.
Ohessa liitteenä Suomen Mielenterveysseuran verkkosivujen tarjoamat rss-syötteet. Syötteen avulla voit seurata Mielenterveysseuran verkkosivujen ajankohtaisia päivityksiä tai lisätä omille verkkosivuillesi syötteen Suomen Mielenterveysseuran tuoreista päivityksistä.
Various mental disorders and, for example, crises after losing a family member may involve suicidal thoughts. Suicidal thoughts are often caused by feelings the person finds unbearable.
Support and help for foreigners
MIELI Mental Health Finland provides crisis assistance and support in order to prevent mental health problems and suicides.
Crisis Helpline in Finnish
call 09 2525 0111
open 24hrs everyday, including public holidays