NAMI: Teen & Young Adult Helpline

NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Teen & Young Adult Helpline

Available Monday Through Friday, 10:00 AM - 10:00 PM ET 

This is a free nationwide peer-support providing information, resource referrals, and support to teens and young adults. These individuals are trained specialists and experienced, they are caring young individuals who understand what you are going through. This helpline can help you find a way forward. Please reach out by phone, text, or chat. 

How to Contact: 

  • CALL: 
    • Call 1-800-950-NAMI (6264) to speak with a helpline specialist
  • TEXT: 
    • Text Friend to 62640 to immediately connect with a helpline specialist 
  • CHAT: 
    • Click here for the main website and it click on the ‘chat with us’ icon to connect with a helpline specialist



Text, call, or chat with 988 to speak with the Suicide and Crisis Lifeline. Available 24/7.