NAMI BLOG

The official blog of the National Alliance on Mental Illness.

NAMI ASK THE EXPERT

Professionals, advocates and other NAMI experts answer your questions about mental health.

 

RESOURCES

 
 

COVID-19 MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES

NJ Disaster Mental Health Helpline 

1-877-289-HELP (4357) - Available 24 hours, 7 days a week

If you are feeling stressed, anxious or depressed due to COVID-19 and need emotional support and guidance. 

NJ Mental Health Cares 

1-866-202-HELP (4357)  - Available 7 days a week from 8 a.m. - 8 pm 

Providing emotional support for issues related to COVID-19 outbreak and other mental concerns.

SAMHSA Disaster Distress Helpline

Call 1-800-985-5990 or  Text TalkWithUs to 66746 - Available 24 hours, 7 days a week

The Disaster Distress Helpline is a national hotline dedicated to providing immediate crisis counseling for people who are experiencing emotional distress related to any natural or human-caused disaster.

NJ Coronavirus Call Center

1-800-222-1222 or 1-800-962-1253 - Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

If you have specific questions about the Coronavirus, the center is available to answer your questions

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NAMI BASICS ON DEMAND

NAMI Basics is a class for parents and other family caregivers of children and adolescents who have either been diagnosed with a mental health condition or who are experiencing symptoms but have not yet been diagnosed. 

This program is free to participants, 99% of whom say they would recommend the program to others. NAMI Basics is available both in person and online through NAMI Basics OnDemand.

 
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Health, wellness and recovery resources for veterans, military service members and their families.

Accessible through computers or mobile devices, NAMI Homefront Mental Health Resources is available 24/7.