They understand, many from their own experiences, listen and offer support.
They are informed on NAMI Programs, NAMI Support Groups and how to locate your local NAMI Affiliate.
They are trained to help identify the best resource options for your individual concern.
They are knowledgeable and a source of accurate information about relevant topics.
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Unfortunately, the NAMI HelpLine is unable to provide mental health counseling, advice, personal advocacy or referrals to mental health providers or lawyers. The NAMI HelpLine does not provide individual casework, legal representations or any type of individual advocacy.
The NAMI HelpLine is not a hot line, crisis line or suicide prevention line. If you or someone you know is experiencing a crisis, please see the resources below.
During this difficult time, the NAMI HelpLine is here for you. HelpLine volunteers are working to answer questions, offer support and provide practical next steps. The resources on this page provide information to address many needs and concerns. Let’s stay connected, text, chat, call or email the NAMI HelpLine today. The NAMI HelpLine can be reached Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. – 10 p.m., ET. Call 1-800-950-NAMI (6264), text "HelpLine" to 62640 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org