Where can you turn to get counselling or support during the summer? Here are some options for you.

Arcada has limited possibilities to offer support and counselling to students during the summer but we would like to remind you of other options 

  • Student healthcare (FSHS) is open all summer and their services are available to all degree students at Arcada. Those who has been got their examination during spring and summer can still use their services until July 31th. New students can use their services from August 1st, if they have paid the student healthcare fee to KELA External link. Here External link you can read more and book an appointment.
     
  • Helsinki missio offers support for young people up to 29 years for free. Support in English is possible even though the homepage is only in Finnish or Swedish. Here External link you can read more and book an appointment.
     
  • MIELI Mental Health Finland External link 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.

    Crisis Helpline:
    call 09 2525 0113
    on Mon, Tue at 11-15, Wed at 13-16 and 17-21. Thu at 10-15. 
     

The counselling and student well-being unit will be back in the beginning of August and then you are mostly welcome to be in contact through E-mail: counselling@arcada.fi or through our new chat on Start. 

Have a wonderful summer!