Crisis Support

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

1-800-273-8255


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

To help you through the COVID-19 pandemic, we are keeping this page updated with trusted information from public health officials and others.

Trusted Sources For COVID-19 News And Updates

State of California Updates: also follow the Governor on social media for live updates (TwitterFacebookInstagram)

California Department of Health Updates (also En Español)

Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Updates (En Español)

World Health Organization (WHO) Updates


How to Prevent the Spread of COVID-19

Stay home except for essential needs/activities.

Practice physical distancing – stay at least six feet away from people.

Wear a cloth face mask when you leave home.

Wash hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.

Clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces daily. If surfaces are dirty, clean them using detergent or soap and water prior to disinfection.

Avoid touching eyes, nose or mouth.

Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue or your elbow or a tissue. Wash hands afterwards.

Avoiding close contact with people who are sick.

Stay home and away from people if you become sick with respiratory symptoms like fever and cough.

If you smoke or vape, consider quitting. Smoking and vaping causes harm to the lungs.


"Stay Home. Save Lives" graphic

Preventing the Spread of Coronavirus Disease Homes and Residential Communities (CDC)

12-second video showing the value of social distancing

COVID-19 – Yes, Large Gathering Cancellations Are Good for Everyone (UC Davis Health)

How canceled events and self-quarantines save lives, in one chart (Vox)