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


Website screenshot

NAMI California’s brand-new website is now live! Our new site has a fresh and clean feel with easier navigation to better serve our members, affiliates and visitors. We’d like to thank the talented team at Big Tomato Tech and NAMI EasySite for designing and customizing the site. We’re still updating content and adding features, so please check back often!

New features:
  • Easier to use Find Your Local NAMI tools, including county map and search by ZIP code
  • Better search functionality for NAMI classes and support groups, including Google maps of locations
  • Modern look and feel
  • Built-in Google translate on every page
  • Better social sharing and integration of social networks
  • Optimized for smart phones and tablets
  • Ability to resize text from any page (larger or smaller)
For affiliates:
  • Private login section (login instructions to be sent soon)
  • Ability to set up multiple users from each affiliate
  • Secure, private document capability
  • Class, group and event calendar
Please let us know what you think! If you have comments or questions, please contact Kristin Rapinac at