NAMI

National

Help Prevent Suicide

Mental Health

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Suicide is preventable. We are asking congress to create an easy-to-remember 3-digit number as the nationwide hotline for suicide prevention and mental health crisis.

About the Organization

NAMI

NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness.

Learn More: NAMI

Our Goal

Help create a 3-digit national suicide prevention hotline, similar to 911. Too many lives are cut short by suicide. The National Suicide Hotline Designation Act, H.R. 4194, is a bipartisan bill that would create an easy-to-remember 3-digit number as the nationwide hotline for suicide prevention and mental health crisis. This number will make it easier for people in the U.S. experiencing a crisis to receive immediate and appropriate mental health support and referral. We need your help to make this number a reality.

Taking Action

Know the Warning Signs

Trying to tell the difference between what expected behaviors are and what might be the signs of a mental illness isn't always easy. Learn 10 common signs of mental illness in children and adults.

Contact Representatives

Your voice matters! Your representatives work for you and are elected to represent your values. When we send contact our legislators, we let them know how they should represent us when making laws and policy decisions.

Share with Friends

We all have influence among family, friends and those we come in contact with daily. When we come from a place of authentic empathy and relay personal stories we have the ability to share our values and shape perceptions. Fake news has met its match.

Support Our Work

We can not do this alone. Your gift will help us continue to provide the critical programs that make life better for Americans.

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