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Young women, especially, feeling mental health pressure of coronavirus epidemic

More than one-in-four Finns feel the coronavirus epidemic this year has had a negative on their own mental health - with women and young...

Summer nurses listening to young people after coronavirus lockdown

Teams of nurses and social workers are back on the streets of the capital city this year to engage with young people about any...

Study: Children feel anxious and isolated during coronavirus lockdowns

A new report from Save the Children Finland highlights the levels of anxiety, boredom and feelings of isolation experienced by children during the coronavirus...

Mental health charity expands its helpline service

The Mental Health Finland organisation Mieli is expanding the opening hours of its crisis phone service due to an increase in call volumes. Mieli says...

Crisis helpline gets record number of summer calls

A mental health telephone line has received a record number of calls in July, but most of them went unanswered. The Mieli crisis hotline, which...

Dogs and sport help wellbeing for Kuopio students

Students in Kuopio are set to take part in an initiative aimed at reducing stress and loneliness using sports and dogs. It's part of the...