Text NAMI to 741-741 to connect with a trained crisis counselor to receive free, 24/7 crisis support via text message.
Call 1-800-950-NAMI (6264) M–F, 7 a.m.–3 p.m. PT for free mental health info, referrals and support.
Find out the latest on what we’re doing every day to improve mental health support and services for all Californians.
NAMI California is a passionate team made of families, members, affiliates, and partners throughout the state who are leading the change on mental illness.
Get mental health help, learn about mental health conditions, find more resources for individuals and families impacted by mental illness, and contact your local NAMI affiliate for support and services.
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Our affiliates across California offer support for individuals living with mental health conditions and their families.
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“We set out looking for solutions that would mend our broken hearts and the broken system.” — Teresa Pasquini and Lauren Rettagliata
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We help more than 20,000 Californians a year through our programs. Find out more about NAMI California.