Swedish Red Cross

Who is responsible for psychosocial support (PSS)?

Swedish Red Cross, National department / Preparedness and crisis management unit.
Head of unit: Jonas Prawitz

email: Jonas.Prawitz(at)redcrosss.se


Contact for PSS

Contact persons

Sara Hedrenius

Phone +4684524730

email: Sara.Hedrenius(at)redcross.se


Lena Tynnemark

Phone: +4684524753

email: Lena.Tynnemark(at)redcross.se


Website of the national society or PSS



Field of psychosocial support at the moment

  • Visiting service to mostly elderly
  • Visiting service in prisons and custodies
  • Telephone support lines open daily and once a week open with arab speaking volunteers
  • Support groups for informal carers
  • Red Cross hosts in hospital entrances and emergency care units
  • Visiting service to seriously ill patients in hospitals
  • Support teams in case of crisis at the airports and harbors




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