Substance Abuse Outpatient Clinic
- Public service
We support you in detoxification, rehabilitation and other crucial matters in order to change the course of your life.
Treatment at the Substance Abuse Outpatient Clinic begins in the low-threshold Startti group, after which you can start the treatment programme prepared for you. It is up to you to decide the goals of your treatment programme. Substance abuse outpatient clinics also provide substitution treatment for opioid addiction. Your treatment programme may include individual discussions, group activities and peer support.
An experience expert in substance abuse work who has been in a similar situation to you also works at the Substance Abuse Outpatient Clinic.
There are four substance abuse outpatient clinics in Helsinki. You can choose the one you prefer. It is important for the success of your treatment that you visit the clinic of your choice throughout the treatment relationship.
You can seek treatment without a referral by coming to the Startti group or by making an appointment by phone.
If you need alcohol detoxification treatment or you are faced with some other urgent situation related to substance use, please come and see us on a weekday morning. You do not need a referral or an appointment.
In urgent situations, please contact the Haartman or Malmi Emergency Services.
Treatment at the Substance Abuse Outpatient Clinic is free of charge. If you are under the age of 24, you can also get help from the Youth Station.