Young people’s municipality election videos: Mental health


On this video made by young people, the topic is mental health services as a municipal election theme. Mental health services have been congested before the Covid19 -pandemic, but especially now the need is great.

In the video interview, Aapo Pälviä, the youth commissioner, talks about his own experiences with mental health services. Expert interviews include social director Carmela Lindroos and psychologist Rosaliina Lipsanen. They explain why services are congested and what could be done about it.

Video is subtitled in finnish and english. Switch can be done from behind the middle button at the bottom right of the video window from the subtitles menu.

  • Filming and editing: Lotta Haavisto, Antti Kylmänen
  • Journalist: Airik Hopiakangas
  • Subtitles: Airik Hopiakangas

Finland has three general national elections: parliamentary election, municipal election and the presidential election. Next in line in Finland is the municipal election, which will take place in June 2021.

The municipality decides on important common issues close to people, such as schools, sports venues, libraries, transport and construction.

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