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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Mental Health Impacts and Support During COVID-19

We have tips from NAMI, as well as other trusted sources, from the California Surgeon General to the CDC.

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COVID-19 Information and Updates

We have links to trusted sources for the latest on the pandemic, advice on staying safe and well from public health and mental health professionals, and more.

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Family Guide: Helping Parents and Children During the COVID-19 Crisis

Information and advice from trusted sources on how to help you communicate with children, support them, and manage stress and anxiety during these difficult and uncertain times.

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Ways to Stay Connected During COVID-19

Physical distancing does not mean social distancing. Being confined to home is challenging for many, especially those with mental health conditions, and we have tips to help you maintain social connections.

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School During the Pandemic Guide

Research, resources and advice on the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on students and families.

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Tips for Working at Home

Get tips to help you be effective and maintain your mental health while working at home during the pandemic.

Tips for Working at Home

Team NAMI: Comfort at Home Challenge

Let’s inspire one another with images of what we’re doing to stay comforted at home! Join our #TeamNAMIComfortAtHome challenge, by sharing photos that show what you and your family are doing to take care of your well-being, de-stress, or just unplug from the news for a while.

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Find Your Local NAMI

Contact your local NAMI California affiliate to find out about virtual support groups, classes, and more.

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Additional Resources


More Resources from NAMI (also available in Spanish)

More Everyday Mental Health Resources

How to Manage Stress for Better Mental Health

Guide for Families and Caregivers

Self-Care Guide