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

The Cultural & Linguistic Responsiveness (CLR) Toolkit was created by NAMI California in partnership with the Union of Pan Asian Communities (UPAC) and Pacific Clinics with funding from the California Mental Health Services Authority (CALMHSA) with feedback from the CA Reducing Disparities Project. The goal of this toolkit is to assist local affiliates and partner organizations in beginning to address the mental health disparities that exist among communities from diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds (i.e. Latinx, LGBTQ, Veteran, etc.) and better serve these individuals.

This interactive webinar will introduce the updated toolkit, present previous successes and challenges, and encourage affiliates/organizations to increase and improve diversity engagement efforts in a meaningful and effective way.

Toolkit Overview:

  • National Cultural and Linguistically Appropriate Service (CLAS) Standards
  • Principles of Community Engagement
  • NAMI Affiliate Common Challenges and Suggested Strategies
  • Suggested Policy & Practice Recommendations/Resources
  • And much more!

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