Trained volunteers provide information, referrals, and support to all who have questions about or are affected by serious mental illness.
Information and Referrals
Mental Health Services/Behavioral Issues
Accepts volunteers?: Yes 18
Comments: The helpline offers: Information. We provide general (non-professional) information on illnesses such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, depression; issues affecting children, adolescents & young families; general questions about medication; NAMI programs (such as Family-to-Family and In Our Own Voice); NAMI policy positions (such as mental health parity); and more. Referrals. Callers are referred to NAMI State Organizations, NAMI Affiliates and support groups throughout the country and to other organizations serving the needs of those affected by serious mental illness. Support. Trained volunteers—- consumers and family members - are in a unique position to offer support and empathy from people who know what it's like and who have "been there."
For more information, please contact:
National Alliance on Mental Illness Helpline 3803 North Fairfax Drive, Suite 100 Arlington, VA 22206