How Can I Ensure That My Loved One is Getting Treatment While Incarcerated?

How can I ensure that my loved one is getting treatment while incarcerated?

Navigating the criminal justice system can be stressful and confusing, especially for family members whose incarcerated loved one has a mental illness. To aid this process, NAMI has developed a series of informational videos that answer common questions callers have asked the NAMI HelpLine about the criminal justice system.

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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).