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.
If suicide has impacted your life: Is there support or advice that someone offered to you that helped you heal? How has the NAMI community helped you with your experience?
Do you have advice to help other parents and students with school during this challenging time?
What is recovery like for you? How did you get the help you needed? What keeps you mentally healthy? What have you learned?
What would you say is the biggest challenge faced by diverse communities when it comes to mental health?
What would you say to someone who might feel alone and afraid to get mental health support?
How has NAMI helped you?
How has an act of kindness helped you?
How has sharing with fellow NAMI community members — in support groups, classes or at events — helped you find strength?
What self-care activities or practices help you cope? What do you do to maintain good mental health?
What do you do (or have you done in the past) to reduce stigma in your own life — in your family, in social situations, at work, or in your community?
If you could go back in time, what would you tell your younger self in middle or high school?
How do you stay socially connected?