Where can you turn if you need 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 gotten 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 linkyou can read more and book an appointment.
  • Helsinki Missio offers support to young people up to 29 years free of charge. Support in English is possible even though the homepage is only in Finnish or Swedish. Here External linkyou 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

    Mondays and Tuesdays 11am - 3pm,
    Wednesdays 1-4 pm and 5-9 pm,
    Thursdays 10am - 3pm.
    Fridays 9am – 1pm on 09 2525 0112.

Arcada's psychologist and low-threshold worker will be back in the middle of August and then you are mostly welcome to be in contact through E-mail: counselling@arcada.fi.

Have a wonderful summer!