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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School During the Pandemic

  • If you could offer one piece of advice to students or parents, what would it be? Is there something in particular you’ve done to make this time easier for your family? Tips on how to de-stress? How to support the needs of kids going to school remotely? How to maintain family balance?
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