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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Apply to Be on NAMI California's Board of Directors

For our Board of Directors, NAMI California considers qualified candidates who have experience working at the state level, have knowledge of mental health policy, insight into nonprofit organizational structure and governance, and/or legal, financial or fundraising experience.

Board candidates must share a commitment to help all those affected by mental illness and a passion for NAMI California’s mission. Please click on the link below to complete the Board of Directors Nomination Online Application. Download the Board of Directors Nomination Form 2023 to apply. Deadline to apply is February 28th, 2023.