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.

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.

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

NAMI California and Signature Support Groups

NAMI COPE Law Enforcement Facilitator Training

OPEN Class begins July 28-29th, 2022 (Both days 9am-5pm ). State Training- Contact state office for more detail.

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

Find out more.

Family Support Group Facilitator Training


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


Connections Leader Facilitator Training


NAMI Signature Classes

Family-to-Family Leader Training


OPEN Class Begins July 26-27, 2022 (Both days 9am-4pm ). State Training- Contact state office for more detail.

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

 Familia-a-Familia Leader Training (Spanish)

Family-to-Family Leader Training (Mandarin)

Basics Leader Training


Bases y Fundamentos Leader Training

OPEN class begins June 24-26, 2022

Hosting Affiliate: NAMI Santa Cruz – Noeli Perez, (831) 319-3361,

Peer-to-Peer Leader Training


Persona-a-Persona Leader Training (Spanish) 

Provider Leader Training 

OPEN class begins July 24-25, 2022

Hosting Affiliate: NAMI El Dorado County – Diane Rabinowitz, 310-404-5252,


Homefront Leader Training 


NAMI California and Signature Community Presentations

IOOV Leader Training 

Mental Health 101 Presenter Training


NAMI California Youth Programs

NAMI On Campus Virtual Trainings

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Peer Support Specialist Trainings

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

*Page under construction for updates



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