Need help navigating NYC’s mental health system?

Learn about mental illness and treatments and get referrals for mental health services, dual diagnosis programs, support, housing, legal assistance, and more. Find out about NAMI-NYC Metro’s support groups, classes, and events from trained peer volunteers. The NAMI-NYC Metro Helpline is here for you. Calls to our Helpline are confidential and answered by trained family members or people living with mental illness.

Hours: Monday – Friday, 11am to 6pm

Summer Hours (Memorial Day – Labor Day): Monday – Thursday, 11am to 6pm; Friday, 10am to 2pm

(Hours vary on federal holidays; usually closed “day of” and closed at 2pm the workday before.)

For emergencies call 911

Immediate help is available by contacting the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 800-273-8255800-273-8255 or at