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Services for substance abuse and gambling problems from one place

Published 6/5/2022

When drinking, drug use or gambling no longer seems to be under control, the natural solution is to search for information online. But it is easy to get lost on the Internet. It is hard to choose from hundreds of search results and decide which one to trust. Many can't even find what they are looking for because they don't know what the services are called. is the address you should start with is a web service that contains information on available services and the management of different life events. It also includes information regarding substance abuse and gambling problems.

The Problems with alcohol, drugs or gambling guide contains instructions 

  • on how to assess your habits
  • where to find support and help for reducing and stopping substance abuse or gambling. 

The guide is easy to use; you just select a topic and municipality from the start page. This will lead you to information on social welfare and health care services and their contact details. The guide also contains links to other counselling and support services. It also includes accessibility information for many locations.

Go to the Problems with alcohol, drugs or gambling guide

The Digital and Population Data Services Agency is responsible for this guide. It has been produced in cooperation with the A-Clinic Foundation, the Finnish Association for Substance Abuse Prevention EHYT, Peliklinikka / Information and Support Point Tiltti, the Finnish Blue Ribbon organisation, the Sosped foundation, Suomen Päihderiippuvaiset ry, and the Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare (THL).