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.


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While mental illness awareness is something we work on every day, we join others in efforts to educate and inspire the public for Mental Illness Awareness Week (October 4 to 10, 2020).While mental illness awareness is something we work on every day, we join others in efforts to educate and inspire the public for Mental Illness Awareness Week (October 4 to 10, 2020).


Every election provides us with opportunities to vote for leaders and laws to improve mental health.


September marks Suicide Awareness Month and we have a suicide prevention guide and we’re sharing insights from community members who have been impacted.


We’re proud to join Born This Way Foundation for the #BeKind21 Challenge – committing to an act of kindness each day from September 1 to September 21.


For this year’s Bebe Moore Campbell Minority Mental Health Month, we want to elevate the voices of our members from diverse communities.


NAMI California joins other organizations every May in observing Mental Health Month with collective efforts to educate the public, help end stigma, and advocate for stronger policies to improve the lives of people living with mental health conditions, their families, and our communities.