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NAMI is the National Alliance on Mental Illness. We are the nation's largest grassroots mental health organization.

We are dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. Our Alliance includes more than 700 NAMI State Organizations and Affiliates who work in your community to raise awareness and provide support and education to those in need.

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Call, Text or Chat with the HelpLine M-F, 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. ET | 988 crisis service available 24/7

Find Support

If you or someone you know is struggling, you are not alone. There are many support services and treatment options that may help.


Get Involved

Get involved and make a difference in the lives of Americans living with mental health conditions.


Advocate for Change

Policy change is one major way we can make a difference in the lives of people living with mental health conditions and their families.


Millions of people in the U.S. are affected by mental illness. It’s important to measure how common it is, so we can understand its impact — and so we can show that no one is alone.

More than 60,000 advocacy actions taken by NAMI advocates

Over 700 state and local affiliates nationwide

93% of HelpLine users surveyed would recommend the HelpLine to someone else

We need your support to continue the work

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You can make a difference

Together with our grassroots volunteers, we work every day to provide help and hope to millions of Americans.

Become a Fundraiser

While not everyone can give, anyone can fundraise. NAMI relies on contributions from supporters throughout the country to help us perform our critical work advocating, educating and spreading awareness.

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NAMI HelpLine

The NAMI HelpLine provides the one-on-one help and information necessary to tackle tough challenges that you, your family or friends are facing.

Call, Text or Chat with the HelpLine M-F, 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. ET
988 crisis service available 24/7

NAMI HelpLine is available M-F, 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. ET. Call 800-950-6264,
text “helpline” to 62640, or chat online. In a crisis, call or text 988 (24/7).