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Seek help if you or a friend feel bad

Mental health problems are common. They can be hereditary, but may also be due to factors such as stress, financial worries or grief.

You can feel bad in many different ways. Some examples are:

  • Dejection
  • Worry
  • Loneliness
  • Sleep disorders
  • Eating disorders
  • Heavy consumption, dependency or hazardous use involving alcohol, narcotics or gambling
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Psychosis and delusions
  • Suicidal thoughts

If you or someone in your surroundings experiences the above – do not wait. Ask for help as soon as you can. Below you will find good contact channels where you can get help and more information:

Student Health Centre

The Student Health Centre can help you to manage stress, performance anxiety, worry, alcohol problems, sleep disorders, dejection and so on.

Student Chaplains in Lund

The student chaplains (in Swedish) offer confidential conversations with students at Lund University, regardless of faith or philosophy of life.

Psychotherapy office

The psychotherapy office at Lund University offers psychotherapy conducted by psychology students. Here you can meet a trainee psychologist at a reduced cost.

Suicide Prevention Hotline

The Suicide Prevention Hotline (in Swedish) is for those who have thoughts about taking their own lives or have someone close to them who has such thoughts. You can reach the hotline via telephone (call 90101), chat or email, 06:00–24:00 every day. You can remain anonymous. At, you can also find information on mental ill-health.

Emergency Department Adult Psychiatry

Contact The Emergency Department for Adult Psychiatry when experiencing urgent mental ill-health. Call 046-17 41 00.

Call 1177

The 1177 Healthcare Guide is a source of information about health and medical care. You can call 1177 or visit (in Swedish) for advice on mental ill-health.

Primary Healthcare

At your healthcare services centre (in Swedish) you can get advice and help on all kinds of mental ill-health.

Unga vuxna (Young Adults)

Unga vuxna (in Swedish) is a consultation centre for those aged between 16 and 29 – a place to consider all the questions, big and small, about your health, relationships, personal worries or whatever is on your mind.

Latest update August 19, 2021