University’s Well-Being Services

Student Life Well-Being Services

Low-barrier, free guidance, and support to all enrolled students in various forms and methods i.e. wellbeing courses, face-to-face individual or group support counseling/guidance, online services as well as self-evaluation and self-help options.

More information about Student Life

Goodies – Student Well-Being Advisers

The Goodie well-being advisers are there for you when you need someone to talk to. They are University staff members, who have been selected and trained to support the well-being of students. Remember that even though goodies are there to help you, they are not therapists or psychologists.

Contact Goodies

The Student Compass Well-Being Program

The Student Compass (Opiskelijan Kompassi in Finnishis a web-based well-being and life skills program offering practical tools for enhancing psychological and emotional well-being, addressing motivation challenges, adjustment, stress-related issues, and promoting overall well-being.

The Student Compass – web-based well-being program

University Chaplain

Talking helps. You can discuss any matters that distress you with the university chaplain regardless of your worldview and beliefs. Conversations are confidential and free of charge.

More information

University Chaplain Matti Väätäinen
050 594 8167
Seminaarinmäki Campus, Room F103


Other Wellbeing Services

Nyyti ry

Nyyti ry promotes students’ mental health by providing versatile information and activities about mental well-being and coping with everyday life while studying.

Nyyti services include (among others):

Crisis Centre Mobile for 24/7 support

To get help in crises related to life situations and trauma contact the Crisis Centre Mobile for 24/7 support. Crisis Centre Mobile helps for example if you have experienced a shocking situation, feel alone with your problems, or wish to talk with a professional helper.

044 7888 470
Matarankatu 2
If you want to call in English you can call also the crisis helpline in English 09 2525 0112 or 09 2525 0113
Asemakatu street 2 (2nd floor), Jyväskylä


Health Services

Finnish Student Health Service FSHS

For treatment need assessments and appointments, degree students can contact FHSH. If you are an exchange student, you can not use FSHS.

FHSH Jyväskylä
Puistokatu street 4
40100 Jyväskylä

If FHSH is closed: During business days the primary place to contact is your local municipal health care center from Monday to Thursday between 8.00 and 16.00, and on Fridays between 9.00 and 16.00.

In the evenings and at weekends contact the joint emergency duty service of Central Finland Central Hospital.