Need help navigating NYC’s mental health system?

We hear you!

The NAMI-NYC Metro Helpline is here for you. Calls to our Helpline are confidential and answered by trained family members and people living with mental illness.

  • Find out about NAMI-NYC Metro’s support groups, classes, and events.
  • Learn about mental illness and treatments.
  • Get referrals for mental health services, dual diagnosis programs, housing, legal assistance, and more.

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