The Crisis Center
North Karelia Crisis Center provides crisis assistance and support in order to prevent mental health problems.
The trained professionals provide support to individuals, couples and families with various difficult situations in life. You may need help dealing with
- marital or family problems
- worries and stress in everyday life
- loss of a loved one
- stress regarding studies or work
- a traumatic experience
- any other difficult life situation
Short-term crisis intervention is provided free of charge and you can choose to receive services anonymously. All contacts are confidential. We provide referrals to appropriate professional services if needed.
The Crisis Center operates by appointment. Time can be booked on Mon-Fri at 12-16 tel. 013-316 244. We offer an easy-to-approach forum to face to face help. Usually time is booked within 2-3 days from reservation.
Alternatively, you can book appointment for a video-call, in which case a secure video connection is arranged to your pc or tablet.
- Acute crisis work
Monday and Wednesday 9-20, Tuesday and Thursday 9-18, Friday 9-15:30
Telephone: Appointment scheduling at 10-16 (Mon-Fri) tel. 013 – 316 244.
Address: Siltakatu 14 A 11, 4th floor, 80100 Joensuu
- You may also contact The Finnish Association for Mental health – Crisis service for foreigners tel. 09-4135 0501 (open Mon-Thu 9-12 and 13-15, Fri 9-12)
Maintained and supported by
The Crisis Center is maintained by North Karelian Association of Mental Health. Funding comes from The Finnish Slot Machine Association (Veikkaus), some towns and municipalities of North Karelia.