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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Oppose SB 665

Please join NAMI California in urging the California Legislature to oppose SB 665 (Umberg), diverting MHSA funds to those incarcerated in California jails (read our letter of opposition). This bill has been completely revised and will be heard in committee Tuesday, August 4, 2020, at 2 pm PT.

Find out more and take action

Support the 3-Digit Crisis Line

Join us in supporting a 3-digit mental health crisis and suicide prevention line. The FCC approved the 9-8-8 number as a mental health crisis and suicide line and now we need Congress to take action to approve it. “Take Action” link in profile to urge your representative to support this legislation to save lives.

Sign NAMI's letter to your representative


Every local, state and national election provides us with an opportunity to vote for leaders and laws to improve mental health services for our communities.

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Fill Out the Census

It’s a census year and an accurate count of our population will help ensure that we have the funding needed to care for our communities.

Take the census

Take Local Action

Contact your local affiliate to find out ways to get involved locally.

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Join TeamNAMIca

Become a NAMI CA member.