Crisis Support

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline


Crisis Text Line

Text NAMI to 741-741 to connect with a trained crisis counselor to receive free, 24/7 crisis support via text message.

NAMI HelpLine

Call 1-800-950-NAMI (6264) M–F, 7 a.m.–3 p.m. PT for free mental health info, referrals and support.

Find a Local NAMI

NAMI CA Priorities

  • Access to treatment
  • Housing
  • Crisis services
  • Criminal justice and forensic issues
  • Family involvement in treatment
  • Services and support for all ages

NAMI CA Policy Positions and News

Find out more about our policy positions on state legislation.

Take Action

Support Current Legislation

Sign our letters to the Governor in support of bills to improve mental health services

Support NAMI National’s Advocacy Actions

Sign up for advocacy actions and updates from NAMI National, and sign their letters at their action center


Every local, state and national election provides us with an opportunity to vote for leaders and laws to improve mental health services for our communities. Register to vote or check your status.

Be Counted

It’s a census year and an accurate count of our population will help ensure that we have the funding needed to care for our communities. Fill out the census.

Be a Local Advocate

Contact your local affiliate to find out ways to get involved locally.

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