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Mental disorder is an illness of the human mind. Mental disorders are common.


A person with a mental disorder can be your sibling, parent, child, friend, colleaque or relative.


You are not alone. Help and treatment is available, and recovery is often possible. 

FinFami is an association that offers counselling and support to anyone affected by mental illness or concerned about a friend or family member’s mental health.

Help and support from FinFami’s member associations

Do you have a family member who suffers from a mental illness? Do you need information and support to help you cope?

FinFami’s (Finnish Central Association of Families of People with mental illness) 18 member associations’ professional support and counselling services are available around Finland.

Don’t hesitate to contact our member associations. More information about local families’ associations is available here. Member associations provide support and assistance for families.

What does FinFami – Finnish Central Association of Families of People with mental illness do?

FinFami’s Central Association is the central organisation for local families’ associations, and a national lobby organisation for the families of people recovering from mental illness.

The purpose of FinFami is to support local member associations and provide them with services to help the families of people with a mental illness.

FinFami works to promote the interests of families of people with a mental illness, with respect to political decision-making and service system development.

FinFami works with local families’ associations and other players to develop their operations, participates in the social debate on mental illness, and builds international connections.

Contact FinFami’s Central Association [email protected] 

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