The Resource Line is an information and referral service which can be reached by calling 805.500.NAMI (805.500.6264), Monday through Friday, 9 a.m.- 5 p.m.  Trained volunteers provide information, referrals, and support to all who have questions about or are affected by serious mental illness.

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The Information Helpline Offers

  • Information. We answer general questions about mental illness, recovery, and mental health services.
  • Referrals. Callers are referred to NAMI Programs and other mental health services available in the county.
  • 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.”