Voluntary work for promoting mental health
The FAMH is a Finnish non-governmental organization and a federation of over 50 local mental health associations making part of it, hosting approximately 4 000 individual members.
What is mental health?
The WHO (2013) defines mental health as a state of well-being in which every individual realizes his or her own potential and can cope with the normal stresses of life, can work productively, and is able to make a contribution to her or his community.
Attempted Suicide Short Intervention Program - LINITY Project in Finland 2013-2017
The aim of the project in SOS-Crisis Centre is to prevent and reduce suicide attempts and suicides in Finland by supporting suicide attempters.
Support and help for foreigners
The Finnish Association for Mental Health provides crises assistance and support in order to prevent mental health problems and suicides.
Seeking help for mental health problems
The threshold for seeking help for mental health problems has become lower, but many people still suffer alone for far too long.