Useful contacts for adults
The place to contact social workers who are used to talking to teenagers and parents about all sorts of issues.
You’ll find contact details on your local authority’s website.
Childhood and adolescence psychiatric services (BUP)
This is the place to go if you want support from a psychologist or doctor. Search online and contact your local clinic.
Tel: 020-84 44 48. For anyone worried about their own or someone else’s alcohol consumption. Find out more at alkohollinjen.se
BRIS Adult helpline
Tel: 077-150 50 50. Help line for adults who want to talk about matters involving children and young people. Find out more at bris.se.
Tel: 020-85 20 00. For anyone who wants support in their role as a parent, or who’s worried about either their own child or a child in their circle. Find out more at mind.se.
Youth guidance centres (UMO)
Open to anyone aged between 13 and 25 years of age. Find answers to your questions about relationships, sex, alcohol, drugs and other subjects. Go to umo.se for a list of phone numbers to every UMO clinic in Sweden.
BRIS helpline and chat
Tel: 116 111. Call, chat, or email with a Guidance Officer. For everyone under the age of 18. Find out more at bris.se.
Red Cross chat helpline, for young people up to the age of 25.
Chat function for young people and young adults who need someone to talk to.
Support website for guys aged between 10 and 20, with a clinic and chat function etc.
Support for girls up to the age of 25, including “Big Sister” support and chat function.
Support for young people growing up with parents who have mental health or substance abuse issues. Offers chat function and support sessions, etc.
Tel: 070-47 77 910. For young people living closely with someone who has problems with alcohol, drugs, or mental health issues. Phone, or chat via Snapchat.