In issues relating to mental health please contact, in the first instance, the health centre physician of your own housing district. The doctor then refers you, if necessary, for further care.
In addition, matters relating to mental health and a possible need for further care can also be discussed with other employees of the Department of Social Services and Health Care, for example at a maternity or child welfare clinic or with a school nurse.
Child welfare clinics
School and student health care
The psychiatric clinics are responsible for psychiatric specialist care provided in Tampere.
Tampere psychiatric clinics
You need a doctor’s referral in order to obtain an appointment at the mental health centre.
In acute mental distress, please contact the Acute psychiatric clinic.
Urgent mental health care
In Tampere there is a therapy group helping asylum seekers as well as refugees having recently arrived in Finland.
Mental health services for immigrants
Chief Deputy Physician
03 565 715 (switchboard)
Mobile 050 523 7324
E-mail addresses are of the format firstname.lastname@example.org