New customer at the immigrant office
The services of the immigrant office are targeted at immigrants with refugee backgrounds in Turku who have lived in Finland for a maximum of three years.
Sign up at the immigrant office info desk Mon–Fri 9–10 a.m. and take your ID card, residence permit decision and rental agreement with you.
The first place to seek help for mental health related matters is a health station. Common problems related to mental health are, for example, prolonged stress, sleeping disorders, depression, anxiety, and panic symptoms. You should not delay seeking help because early support can prevent the development of serious problems. Mental health services are given also in Mother and Child Welfare Clinics, School Health Care, Social Services, and Home Care for the Elderly.
Many Turku residents worry about problems with mental health and substance abuse. You yourself, your family member, or some other close person may have problems. The earlier you get help for mental health and substance abuse problems, the easier it is to treat them.
The Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services in Turku offer non-institutional, hospital and institutional care, as well as housing services. These web pages contain information about different services, places of care, and how to seek treatment.
The well-being of the mind is an important part of health and coping. It is good to have accurate knowledge about learning and the comprehensive well-being of body and mind as they support upper secondary studies.
It may become necessary for you to contact the school psychologist, special needs teacher, school social worker or public health nurse. You can also ask a parent or guardian, group instructor, guidance counsellor or public health nurse to contact them for you.
School and student health care
Centralised service and service number
It is natural to feel concerned and scared about the current world situation, but you don’t need to worry alone. Here you can find helplines and chats available.