Is someone you care about living with mental illness? Or are you?

We can help. The NAMI-NYC Helpline is here for you.

(En Español.)


Calls to our Helpline are confidential and answered by trained family members and people living with mental illness.

*Connect with someone who understands.

*Find help navigating NYC’s mental health system from people with personal experience.

*Receive referrals for mental health services, housing, legal assistance, and more.

*Learn about NAMI-NYC’s classes, support groups, events, and other support programs.

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