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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NAMI CA State Trainings and NAMI Signature Programs Training

NAMI CA state trainings and NAMI signature programs trainings and placement programs.

NAMI CA ‘s County Affiliates have lots of opportunities for NAMI Members to become Leaders (Teachers, Facilitators) where you can volunteer at your local affiliate and support your community.

If interested in one of the trainings, please contact your affiliate to be recommended.

State Office Hosted Trainings ONLY: Once your affiliate recommends you for the program, they can fill out the application. (AFFILIATES: Applications are posted on the Affiliate Webpage) Once we receive the application NAMI CA will contact you.

Affiliate Hosted Trainings: Please contact their email/phone listed below.

For questions: NAMI California | 916.567.0163 (Mon-Fri 8:30am-5pm)|

NAMI California and Signature Support Groups

NAMI COPE Law Enforcement Facilitator Training


Family Support Group Facilitator Training

 Grupo-de- Apoyo- para-Familiares-de-Nami Leader Training (Spanish)

Connections Leader Facilitator Training

Conexion (Spanish) Leader Facilitator Training

NAMI Signature Classes

Family-to-Family Leader Training

OPEN Class begins February 24-25, 2024 | Contact NAMI Orange County for more details:

Contact Information: NAMI Orange- Claire Jang | phone: 831-471-7925 | email: | Location: In-Person

 Familia-a-Familia Leader Training (Spanish)

Family-to-Family Leader Training (Mandarin)

Basics Leader Training

Bases y Fundamentos Leader Training

Peer-to-Peer Leader Training

OPEN Class begins January 27-29, 2024 | Contact NAMI Orange County for more details:

Contact Information: NAMI Orange- Claire Jang | phone: 831-471-7925 | email: | Location: In-Person

OPEN Class begins February 3-4, 2024 | Contact NAMI Solano County for more details:

Contact Information: NAMI Solano- Tara Delisle | phone: 707-439-5519 | email: | Location: Online

Persona-a-Persona Leader Training (Spanish) 

Provider Leader Training 

Homefront Leader Training 

NAMI California and Signature Community Presentations

IOOV Leader Training 

Mental Health 101 Presenter Training

NAMI California Youth Programs

NAMI On Campus High School Virtual Trainings

Participants must be conditional or returning clubs to participate. All clubs must attend with at least 4 members and their advisor for the full duration of the training to receive credit to become official NCHS Clubs.

More NCHS Information, visit the main webpage

If you would like to attend a training, please email to join. 

Fall Semester:

\September 28-29, 2023

October 19-20, 2023

November 15-16, 2023

Spring Semester:

January 17-18, 2024

February 21-22, 2024

March 20-21, 2024

April 10-11, 2024

May 1-2, 2024  

Note: all dates with * are tentative dates


Contact Youth Coordinator at for more information.


Peer Support Specialist Trainings

Medi-Cal Peer Support Specialist (PSS) Certification  Training Program

NAMI CA is an approved vendor by CALMHSA to provide the Medi-Cal Peer Support Certification Training.

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Contact: The NAMI CA Programs Team at, 916-567-0163 |