Crisis Support

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

1-800-273-8255


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

NAMI California maintains Inmate Mental Health Information Forms (with instructions for each site) listed by prison location that can be used to inform prison clinical staff of psychiatric diagnosis, medication, and medical information regarding a person with a serious mental illness who has been transferred from the county jail to a Reception Center prison. Click on the links below to access the prison website. Print the Inmate Mental Health Information Form and accompanying instructions for the correct prison site, complete, and fax.


The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation has responsibility for enhancing public safety through safe and secure incarceration of offenders, effective parole supervision, and rehabilitative strategies to successfully reintegrate offenders into our communities. CDCR’s website contains a wealth of information about state prisons, visitation, services, and programs. Information and guidelines for CDCR’s Visiting Program. Learn More