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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Research has found that individuals with severe mental illness and substance abuse disorder are among those at highest risk for contracting COVID-19 and COVID-19 related mortality.

As such, we believe that individuals with mental and substance use disorders should be among those listed as eligible in the March 15 vaccine allocation guidelines. We signed a letter urging the state of California to consider an additional update to the vaccine prioritization guidelines to explicitly include these conditions in the criteria listed for vaccine prioritization.

Read the full letter.