Clubhouse activity is international: It has already spread to almost 30 countries. The first Clubhouse, Fountain House was founded in New York, USA in 1948. Countries with several Clubhouses, like Finland, Clubhouses can create an own network. Suvimäen Klubitalo is a member of the international network Clubhouse International and the European Clubhouse network Clubhouse Europe and the Finnish Clubhouse Coalition.
The Finnish Clubhouse Coalition supports Finnish mental health rehabilitators’ Clubhouses’ activity and promotes mental health rehabilitators’ activity and promotes mental health rehabilitators’ social status in society. Suvimäen Klubitalo is a member of Suvimäen Klubitalot ry – Finnish Clubhouse Coalition which includes 24 Finnish Clubhouses. Suvimäen Klubitalo is also a part of MPNET (Cooperation network of mental health and substance abuse work).
Suvimäen Klubitalo is a part of Central Finland area’s mental health and substance abuse operators’ “Meteli”-network. Network’s objective is to help professionals to find each other and also planning, implementation, evaluation and developing the cooperation of mental health and substance abuse services. In the network there are over 20 public and private operators and associations. As a product of cooperation of the network the MielenPolut website was created.