Support services in Pieksämäki

Student counsellors

You can contact your local student counsellor in crises, mental health and emotional well-being matters. They can discuss with you and determine any further support needs you may have.


Auri Saloranta
044 799 5624,

Maarit Heusala
040 509 0357,
goups who study at Kajaani

Young people’s mental health and substance abuse nurse

Jani Naukkarinen

tel. +358 (0)400 855642

Clinic hours (no appointment necessary): Thursdays 1pm–5pm, Ohjaamo Pientare, E Building. Telephone hour/appointments: 8:00am–9:30am (Mon, Thu), 11:30am–12pm (Tue, Wed, Fri).

City of Pieksämäki mental health and substance abuse service

tel. +358 (0)15 788 4420
Tapparakatu 1–3, next to the main building of the health centre, 2nd floor

Opening hours: Mon–Thu 8:00am–14:00pm, Fri 8:00am–2:00pm

A day for finishing undone assignments

This day is about getting unfinished tasks done. The programme consists of writing and guidance in supportive atmosphere. Support for information searching from the library.

Led by: Mia MäkinenMaarit Heusala and other staff.

More information about registration later.

More information

Schedule, autumn 2018

Schedule will be updated later.