WE ARE WITH YOU

You are not alone. We are here to help with your journey towards a brighter future

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WE ARE WITH YOU

You are not alone. We are here to help with your journey towards a brighter future

LEARN MORE

We are creating a future where everyone understands and acknowledges mental health and substance abuse.


We aim to prevent mental illness, and empower people from different backgrounds with the knowledge and tools to navigate through daily life and face their challenges.

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What is Mental Health?

According to the World Health Organization (WHO) mental disorders comprise a broad range of problems, with different symptoms. However, they are generally characterized by some combination of abnormal thoughts, emotions, behaviour and relationships with others. […]

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Support for different life situations

If you are concerned about you or a loved one’s mental health but don’t know what to do or where to get help, read here. We have gathered information and tips to help you in different life situations.

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What is Substance Abuse?

Substance abuse refers to the harmful or hazardous use of psychoactive substances, including alcohol and illicit drugs. Psychoactive substance use can lead to dependence syndrome – a cluster of behavioural, cognitive, and physiological phenomena that develop after repeated substance use […]

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You need help? We are here to help you

Get in contact with us through our multilingual WhatsApp group or call us. We maintain your anonymity. We also provide advice on how to cope with bureaucratic daily life challenges.

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What is Mental Health?

According to the World Health Organization (WHO) mental disorders comprise a broad range of problems, with different symptoms. However, they are generally characterized by some combination of abnormal thoughts, emotions, behaviour and relationships with others. […]

Read More

Support for different life situations

If you are concerned about you or a loved one’s mental health but don’t know what to do or where to get help, read here. We have gathered information and tips to help you in different life situations.

Read More

What is Substance Abuse?

Substance abuse refers to the harmful or hazardous use of psychoactive substances, including alcohol and illicit drugs. Psychoactive substance use can lead to dependence syndrome – a cluster of behavioural, cognitive, and physiological phenomena that develop after repeated substance use […]

Read More

You need help? We are here to help you

Get in contact with us through our multilingual WhatsApp group or call us. We maintain your anonymity. We also provide advice on how to cope with bureaucratic daily life challenges.

Read More

Seeking help for mental health challenges

If you are struggling with your mental health get in touch with us. Many people suffer from mental illness. You are not alone. We are here for you. Contact or come to visit us, we will listen to your story and find a way to help you overcome your challenges.

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Coaching program: the journey to wellbeing, community trust and integration

Grow your knowledge on mental health and substance abuse, and how you can help others! Check out our coaching program. Look at our calendar to see our next coaching group and sign up!

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Peer Learning: join our youth meetings

We organize weekly meeting peer learning groups for youth. In the meetings students and youth learn to better understand their needs and how to better support their growth and let their wellbeing flourish.

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Seeking help for mental health challenges

If you are struggling with your mental health get in touch with us. Many people suffer from mental illness. You are not alone. We are here for you. Contact or come to visit us, we will listen to your story and find a way to help you overcome your challenges.

Read More

Coaching program: the journey to wellbeing, community trust and integration

Grow your knowledge on mental health and substance abuse, and how you can help others! Check out our coaching program. Look at our calendar to see our next coaching group and sign up!

Read More

Peer Learning: join our youth meetings

We organize weekly meeting peer learning groups for youth. In the meetings students and youth learn to better understand their needs and how to better support their growth and let their wellbeing flourish.

Read More

Mental Health: take part in our online research

Share your experience and take part in research about mental health and substance abuse.

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Mental Health: take part in our online research

Share your experience and take part in research about mental health and substance abuse.

Take part

Upcoming events

27.05.2021
12.05.2021
20.04.2021
05.12.2020
21.11.2020

WEBINAR – MENTAL HEALTH MATTERS

Learn how and what individuals and organisations can do to help communities and individuals facing mental health issues.

FOOD AID

Every Wednesday, together with Stadin Safka, we offer food aid to the first 25 persons at our location in Itäkeskus. If you are in extreme need of food please contact us.

FREEDOM FROM ADDICTION

Learn how and what individuals and organisations can do to help communities and individuals facing mental and addiction issues. Sign up

COACHING PROGRAM: GROUP 1

Students learn how to cope to daily life challenges and how to help others to overcome difficulties, and wellbeing.

COACHING PROGRAM: GROUP 2

Group members meet to discuss their needs, and any issues or challenges relating to being foreign or with a foreign background in Finland.

Upcoming events

27.05.2021

WEBINAR – MENTAL HEALTH MATTERS

Learn how and what individuals and organisations can do to help communities and individuals facing mental health issues.

12.05.2021

FOOD AID

Every Wednesday, together with Stadin Safka, we offer food aid to the first 25 persons at our location in Itäkeskus. If you are in extreme need of food please contact us.

20.04.2021

WEBINAR: FREEDOM FROM ADDICTION

Learn how and what individuals and organisations can do to help communities and individuals facing mental and addiction issues. Sign up

05.12.2020

COACHING PROGRAM: GROUP 1

Students learn how to cope to daily life challenges and how to help others to overcome difficulties, and wellbeing

21.11.2020

COACHING PROGRAM: GROUP 2

Group members meet to discuss their needs, and any issues or challenges relating to being foreign or with a foreign background in Finland

Substance Abuse and Mental Health info

SAMHA works to prevent substance abuse and mental health challenges in the foreign or foreign background communities in Finland

Depression

SAD

Anxiety

Bipolar

Suicide

Stress

Burnout

Opioids