In Finland, municipal authorities are responsible for organising mental health services. Mental health services are also provided by hospital districts, private service providers and third sector actors, i.e. different kinds of organisations.
Mental health services
Animaatio: Tukea elämän kriisitilanteissa
Elämässä voi olla monenlaisia kriisejä aiheuttavia elämänmuutoksia kuten avioero tai läheisen kuolema. Kun mieliala laskee ja tuntuu, että psyykkinen hyvinvointi heikkenee, kannattaa pyytää apua.
Citizenship and recovery orientated practice and care: developing international networks, collaborations and funding proposals
CRISP secondment and conference, 19 July 2019, Yale University/New York University
A blog by Nicola Cogan, Clinical Psychologist/Lecturer, University of Strathclyde
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.
A harmful addiction can develop for any activity or substance that causes feelings of pleasure (eating, drugs, games...).
A traumatic crisis is caused by a sudden, unexpected and intense incident. The event produces a significant emotional shock that temporarily overwhelms the individual. Traumatic crisis is a reaction to an event which threatens the essential aspects of life.
Workplace bullying is emotional violence that can present itself as, gossiping, belittling other people’s work, being assigned tasks below one's level, denigrating someone’s reputation, making work more difficult, social isolation or, in general, poor treatment.
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.
Presentations in Helsinki
How to be an active listener?
Establishing healthy and lasting relations is much easier when you are a good listener and when you are, in return, being heard. Active listening requires time but it also saves time. Active listening means, first of all, being present.