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:
- Sleep disorders
- Eating disorders
- Heavy consumption, dependency or hazardous use involving alcohol, narcotics or gambling
- 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:
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 Mind.se>>, you can also find information on mental ill-health.
The 1177 Healthcare Guide is a source of information about health and medical care. You can call 1177 or visit 1177.se>> (in Swedish) for advice on mental ill-health.
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.
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.