It is natural to feel concerned and scared about the current world situation, but you don’t need to worry about it alone. On this page, you can find helplines and chats available.

Turku Social Emergency Services

  • Turku Social Emergency Services offers discussion and crisis support, tel +358 2 262 6003 (open 24/7).

Mieli – Mental Health Crisis Helpline Finland

  • The Crisis Helpline offers help in Arabic and English via telephone on +358 9 2525 0113 and on WhatsApp on +358 40 195 8202.
    Service hours:
    Mondays and Tuesdays 11 am-3 pm,
    Wednesdays  1 pm-4 pm and 5 pm-9 pm,
    Thursdays 10 am-3 pm.
    Fridays 9 am – 1 pm on +358 9 2525 0112.
  • Crisis helpline in Finnish, open 24/7, tel. +358 9 2525 0111
  • Service in Swedish at Kristelefon, tel. +358 9 2525 0112 
    Mon, Wed 4 pm-8 pm and Tue, Thu, Fri 9 am-1 pm
  • More information: mieli.fi/en

Help and support from the Turku Crisis Center in the Ukraine situation

Help and support for Ukrainian individual clients and families  

  • Individual customers and families affected by the war have a chance to counselling with crisis workers tel. 040 8223961 / Appointment at the Turku crisis center.  

Help and support for Russians 

The Russians living in Turku region, affected by the war one way or the other, come alone or together. Appointment from the crisis center office, tel. 040 8223961

Help and support for anyone 

  • The war in Europe is a serious matter and it affects many of us, even though Finland is not directly threatened. If you feel that you need counselling, you can contact the Turku crisis center tel. 040 8223 961

Support through conversation and chat services online

Tukinet (in Finnish)

  • Tukinet helps around the clock with life`s different crisis situations. www.tukinet.net 

Support offered by the Lutheran church (in Finnish and Swedish)