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Are you worried about your child?

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If you are worried about your child, don’t wait – ask for help.
In this section we have put together a number of website addresses and telephone numbers where you can get help and support.

Help and support for parents and adults

Parents’ Phone Line (Föräldratelefonen)

Telefon.

020-85 20 00
For parents or other adults worried about children or young people they know.
The phone line is run by the mental health organisation Mind.
Callers do not have to give their name.
Weekdays, 10 am–3 pm.
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BRIS telephone service for adults concerned about children

Telefon.

077-150 50 50
BRIS takes calls from adults who need someone to talk to about issues and concerns relating to children.
This can be anything from difficult problems to more everyday issues.
You can ring either about your own children or about someone else’s children.
You do not have to give your name, and your call will cost the same as a normal phone call.
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Support and information on issues relating to children and young people.
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Save the Children (Rädda Barnen) – parents’ helpline

Telefon.

020-786 786
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Association of Relatives of Sexually-exploited Children (ATSUB)

Telefon.

08-644 21 12.
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Association of Parents Against Drugs (FMN)

FMN aims to combat substance abuse and work towards a better life for anyone affected by it.
One effective way out of a situation involving substance abuse is when social networks support an addict to choose a life without drugs.
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Other help and support

National Helpline

Telefon.

020-22 00 60
Psychological support free of charge.
Ring our emergency number to speak to someone to get support in a crisis.
Open every day, 1 pm–10 pm.

Red Cross helpline – in Swedish and Arabic

Telefon.

0771-900 800
Do you need someone to talk to?
Life changes.
We can all get into situations where we lose our foothold, feel sad or worried and need someone to talk to. Every day, 2 pm–10 pm.
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National Association for the Prevention of Suicide and Support for Suicide Loss Survivors (SPES)

Telefon.

08-34 58 73, every day, 7 pm–10 pm.
The Association has a telephone helpline for anyone who has lost a loved one through suicide.

National Support Centre Against Incest (Riksorganisationen stödcentrum mot incest)

Telefon.

08-696 00 95, Helpline.
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Save the Children (Rädda Barnen)

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Red Cross support line

Telefon.

020-100 200

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Do you know someone who is active in an extremist movement that promotes violence?
Or are you worried that someone close to you is in danger of being drawn into violent extremism?

You can contact us anonymously to get suggestions and advice on what you can do to prevent someone close to you from being drawn into violent extremism.
We can also provide support if you simply want to talk about your concerns.

We’re open weekdays, 9 am–3 pm.
At other times you can leave a message on our answering machine, and we will ring you back as soon as we can.

We speak Swedish, Arabic, Kurdish and English.

Alcohol Line (Alkohollinjen)

Telefon.

020-84 44 48
Do you worry about your drinking habits?

Call us to have a chat with one of our advisors.
If you need help to change your habits, we can give you the support to do so. Calls are free of charge.

Alcohol Help (Alkoholhjälpen)

Alcohol Help aims to provide the best possible information for those concerned about their own drinking or about a person they care about.
The website brings together information and resources for anyone worrying about their own drinking habits or worried about someone else’s drinking.
This includes facts, suggestions and our popular discussion forum.

It’s your choice how to use it.
A lot of material is available to you as a guest, but if you want to write or have access to some services you will need to set up an account.
There is no charge for this and you do not need to give your name.

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Anti-Doping Hot-Line (Dopingjouren)

Telefon.

020-546 987
The Hot-Line works to increase knowledge of doping and raise awareness of its consequences through information, education and research.
It aims to increase levels of knowledge about doping, in particular within various healthcare professions.

The organisation consists of three registered nurses and a doctor.

The Hot-Line is located within the Division of Clinical Pharmacology at Karolinska University Hospital in Huddinge.
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A boy sitting against a wall with drug paraphernalia on the floor.

Drug paraphernalia. mostphotos.com/Diana Eller