Get Help and Support

NC HelpLine

Our helpline is open for families and individuals affected by mental illness. The NAMI NC Helpline provides information, referrals, and support and is available Monday – Friday 8:30 am – 5:00 pm.

Phone: 1-800-451-9682, Text: 919-999-6527 (M-F, 8:30 am-5:00 pm)

NAMI NC is not equipped to handle crisis calls. If you are in crisis and need immediate help, please call 911.

If you are feeling suicidal, please call the National Suicide Hotline at 800-273-8255.
You may also contact the NAMI crisis line by texting “NAMI” to 741-741 (24/7).

Support Groups

NAMI signature support groups provide:

  • Free, confidential opportunities for people to find support and information.
  • Safe places to share stories about struggles and successes with mental illness or co-occurring substance use.
  • Offer the chance to learn from people experiencing similar issues and learn new skills to approach daily challenges.
Various NAMI NC affiliates have joined together to offer their virtual programs open to all during this time. Find what virtual program you want to join here.

Click Here to Find a NAMI support group near you.