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

School can be tough for anyone, but it can be especially challenging for those impacted by mental health conditions.

Consider these facts:

  • 75% of all mental health conditions begin by age 24
  • 1 in 5 children ages 13-18 have, or will have, a serious mental illness

First things first: Know the warning signs of mental illness. More mental health resources for students, parents, and teachers are below.

For College

NAMI’s College Guide, with warning signs and tips

Tips on how to help a friend who may be facing mental health challenges

Guide to managing a mental health condition in college

NAMI On Campus program: clubs offering peer support for college students

A Parent’s Guide To Mental Health For College Students

Disability Rights Fact Sheet: Colleges and Universities

For Middle and High School

NAMI On Campus for High Schools

Ensuring Your Child is Supported At School