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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Ways to Give to NAMI California


Give: Make a one-time or recurring tax-deductible gift.

Become a Member or Renew Your MembershipJoin or renew your NAMI membership now.

Give to our Tree of Tribute: Honor a special family member, friend, mental health advocate, or colleague by adding to our tree of tribute. Find out more.

Transfer a Gift of Stock: NAMI California welcomes gifts of stock or other securities. Email for information.

Donate Your Old Car, Boat or RV: Call 1-800-240-0160 and a friendly car donation specialist will schedule your pick-up appointment. It’s fast, free, convenient and tax-deductible. More info on car donations.

Make a Tax Donation: Did you know you could donate in support of NAMI California’s efforts by checking a donation box on your state tax return? Donations will directly fund our partnership with local law enforcement to train them on how to safely interact with individuals experiencing a mental health crisis through the Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) program.

Wear Your Support: Buy a punk rock t-shirt to support NAMI CA.


Fundraise with an Event. Find out ideas and tips for hosting a fundraiser, with proceeds you can donate to us.

Participate in a NAMI Walks Event: Find your local NAMI to find a NAMI Walks event near you.

Shop for a Cause

Shop Amazon Smile: Make purchases on Amazon Smile, and a small portion of sales will be donated to support our work. It’s just like shopping on Amazon, but you sign in using this customized link and choose NAMI California as the charity of your choice. No extra cost!

Purchase GiftBar Cards: When you purchase a gift card through GiftBar, a portion of proceeds will be donated to NAMI California.