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

Take Our Annual Families Survey

Family members and caregivers are invited to share their insights and experiences in our annual survey, We want to hear the perspectives of family members and/or caregivers supporting their loved ones with lived experience in mental illness. If you identify as a family member and/or caregiver of someone living with a mental health condition/s, you can share anonymous and confidential responses for the NAMI CA Annual State of the Community Report on Families, created to reach and improve the experiences of all family members, caregivers, or loved ones within the mental health care system in California.

Answer Our Questions

Share YOUR comments by answering our questions in our 30-second surveys.

Answer Our Questions

Submit Your Personal Story

Submit a personal recovery story in essay or blog form for consideration.

Share Your Story

Hear From Community Members

We share comments and stories from community members to inspire and motivate others to share their own experiences and insights.

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