Substance abuse services – effective and timely help

Drug and alcohol abuse must be prevented, and we believe that addicts must be helped. The new wellbeing services counties must adopt an active overall approach to preventing and reducing substance abuse. The care for substance abuse patients should be closer connected to the mental health care services

We want to ensure that

  • Adequate resources are allocated to mental health care and substance abuse services.
  • Swedish-speaking mental healthcare- and substance abuse services are secured.
  • More low-threshold consultations are provided and multi-professional cooperation involving the municipalities, schools, care services, homes and the police is expanded.
  • Active measures and an overall approach to preventing and reducing substance abuse are adopted.
  • Support and consultation are available to the family and friends of substance abusers.
  • Care and not punishment shall be the main focus of substance abuse services 
  • Substance abuse services should always be based on facts and research

Services for senior citizens – security later in life


Our seniors are growing in numbers and form an important resource in society. We consider it a matter of honour that services for senior citizens are provided nearby and that the services are of a high quality. We want to ensure you can live at home for as long as you want and can, and...

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Services for people with disabilities – an inclusive society


We want to have an inclusive society where everyone is treated fairly. Services and various forms of support must be provided close to where people with disabilities live and act, in both Swedish and Finnish. Everyone must have the opportunity to express themselves and everyone’s right to self-determination should be respected. We want to ensure...

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