The war between Russia and Ukraine can raise concerns, anxiety and fear. If you feel you need to talk to someone, you can contact:
MIELI rf’s Crisis Helpline
09 2525 0113 and on WhatsApp on 040 195 8202
The Crisis Helpline allows you to discuss your thoughts, feelings and situation in life with a crisis worker or a trained volunteer. You can make the call anonymously and confidentially. If the line is busy, we recommend calling again after a few minutes. Your phone operator will charge a fee based on your telephone subscription (local network rate or mobile charge). MIELI does not charge for the call.
The Helpline is open
Mon and Tues 11 a.m.–3 p.m.
Wed 1 p.m.–4 p.m. and 5 p.m.–9 p.m.
Thurs 10 a.m.–3 p.m.
Fri 9 a.m.–1 p.m. on 09 2525 0112
MIELI rf’s SOS Crisis Centre
SOS Crisis Centre offers short term crisis counselling and guidance in crisis situations for anyone living in Finland. The counselling is cost free and anonymous if needed. No referral is needed to book an appointment, your own experience of crisis is enough.
Booking and inquiries
Call: 09 4135 0510
Open on Mon–Thurs 9 a.m. – noon and 1 p.m.–3 p.m.,
Fridays 9 a.m. – noon
Other channels to get help