Depression nurse specialists

An appointment with a depression nurse specialist is meant for adults with mild or moderate depression or symptoms of panic attack. Your treatment will entail cooperation between a health-center physician, a consulting psychiatrist, and a depression nurse specialist. The appointments are free of charge and meant for under-18-year-olds.

How do I make contact?

  • Make an appointment with a health-center physician at your own health center.
  • The doctor will assess your situation and, when required, refer you to a depression nurse specialist.
  • The depression nurse specialist will contact you and suggest a time for your appointment.

What will happen at the appointment?

  • The nurse will devise a care plan together with you.
  • You will meet the nurse 1-6 times.
  • Your coping will be monitored for two years after termination of treatment.

Would you like to study self-help methods?

Health centers arrange depression-school groups for those with mild or moderate depression. Do not hesitate to ask your depression nurse specialist for more information.

Online therapy

In Vantaa, you can also get online therapy to treat various mental-health problems. Studies have proven that online therapy is an effective form of treatment. A doctor will assess your need for online therapy and, when required, give you a referral. For more information, ask your doctor or depression nurse specialist.