For young people on young people's terms

Bergið headspace supports and provides service for young people under 25 years old. It offers counselling and education which is adapted to each individual. No problem is too small or too big.

It can be accessed by wheelchairs. Counsellors speak Icelandic and English. You can have sign language interpretation and language interpretation if needed.

You can come to Bergið, call Bergið and/or chat with Bergið through web chat on their website. The web chat is open on workdays from 9 AM to 5 PM. Outside opening hours you can send a message and you will receive a reply as quickly as possible.

 Bergið provides support and counselling for young people. Contact us. We listen.

Do you want to know more about Bergið?

Sólborg, the founder of the Instagram account Fávitar (Idiots) and Sigurþóra, Director at Bergið, talk about Fávitar, Bergið and young people’s issues today. Bergið helps young people who feel bad. Fávitar is a campaign against digital and other types of sexual abuse.

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The Red Cross Helpline 1717 is a dedicated phone and webchat for those who need someone to talk to in confidentiality. They are open 24 hours, and it's free to call.

Þrjár dökkhærðar stelpur sitja á grasi. Þær snúa baki í myndavélina og spjalla saman.

Save the Children

Save the Children offers consultation regarding the welfare of children. On their website, it is possible to report inappropriate online behaviour against children.

Child Protection Services

Child protection service committees in each municipality help children who exist in unacceptable living conditions and provide support for families.

Digital abuse

Digital abuse, or cyber abuse, is when someone uses a device or a technology to watch you, threaten you, harass or humiliate you.

Manneskja horfir á símann sinn sem sýnir ólæsileg skilaboð. Hún snýr baki í okkur svo við sjáum á símann í höndunum á henni. Mikið liðað hár sveiflast í vindinum.