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


Become a member of NAMI National, NAMI California, and your local affiliate with the click of a button. Please note that only NAMI National or your local affiliate can accept checks.


Membership Levels: 

  • $60 / year for a Household membership  – includes all members of a household living at the same address
  • $40 / year for a Regular membership  – for an individual membership for one person
  • $5 per year for an Open Door membership – for an individual member with limited financial resources

Already a member?

Give a membership to a loved one, colleague or community member, make a donation, and find other ways to get involved.

Receive the NAMI Advocate magazine.

Attend the National Convention at a discount rate.

Online access to member-only content.

More Membership Details

Want to renew your membership?

If your membership is up for renewal and you want to add another year to your current membership, you can visit NAMI National’s website to update your membership and pay membership dues.

How do I become a member of my local NAMI?

When you join, you become a NAMI member at all three levels of the organization—national, NAMI CA and your local NAMI affiliate!