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Mental Health Starts Here.

NAMI is proud to introduce the Teen & Young Adult (T&YA) HelpLine: A free nationwide peer-support service providing information, resource referrals, and support to teens and young adults. Our T&YA Specialists are young people who understand what you're going through because they have been through stuff, too. They are experienced and well-trained. They care and want to help you find a way forward. Reach out by phone, text, or chat.


Text Friend to 62640 to immediately connect with a HelpLine Specialist trained to provide resources, information, and support



Click the link below and “Chat With Us”  to connect with a HelpLine Specialist on

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If you are a teen or young adult with questions about mental health, call 1-800-950-NAMI (6264) to speak with a NAMI HelpLine specialist now.

In An Emergency?

Text, call or chat with 988 to speak with the Suicide and Crisis Lifeline.

Help is available 24/7.