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.

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October marks Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Awareness Month. ADHD, a condition characterized by inattention, hyperactivity and impulsivity, affects an estimated 8.8% of children aged 4-17 and 4.4% of adults aged 18-44.

Learn more about ADHD. Do you live with ADHD or does a loved one? Answer our community voices question below. Our stories can help others feel less alone and encourage them to get help.

Challenges for Diverse Communities

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