Where To Find Help

988 24/7 Crisis & Support

988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline

If you or someone you know is struggling or needs support now, 24/7:

Dial 988 & Press 1 or Text 838255

NAMI HelpLine (National)

NAMI HelpLine is here for you. HelpLine volunteers answer questions, offer support and provide practical next steps, M-F, 7 am-7 pm.

NAMI Oregon Helpline

NAMI Oregon offers resource referrals, support groups, classes, and more at no charge for you and your loved ones, M-F, 9 am-5 pm.

NAMI Oregon‘s Helpline is not a crisis line.

NAMI Central Oregon Compassion Committee

Compassion Committee volunteers have lived experience of mental health conditions with loved ones or themselves.

We offer Central Oregon resource referrals for people seeking help for their loved ones or for themselves.

NAMI Central Oregon Support Groups

NAMI Central Oregon Support Groups

Connection Peer Support Group: In-Person

  • 2nd & 4th Sundays of each month at 3 PM
  • Open to adults 18 and older who live with a mental health condition
  • The Taylor Center, 358 NE Marshall Ave, Bend, OR 97701

Connection Peer Support Group: Online

  • Monday from 7 PM to 9 PM via Zoom
  • Open to adults 18 and older in Deschutes, Crook, and Jefferson Counties who live with mental health conditions 
  • To register for Connection Peer Support Group, email (Requests are screened to ensure those joining are individuals living with mental illness to maintain the privacy and integrity of the online meeting.) 

Family Support Groups

  • NAMI Family Support Group is a peer-led support group for any adult with a loved one who has experienced symptoms of a mental health condition. 
  • 3rd Saturday of every month, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
  • Last Thursday of every month, 5:15 PM – 6:45 PM

Questions? Contact NAMI Central Oregon at or (541) 316-0167.

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NAMI Oregon Helpline

  • Call 503-230-8009 or 800-343-6264 (not a crisis line), Monday–Friday, 9 am–5 pm PT.
  • We offer resource referrals, support groups, classes, and more at no charge for you and your loved ones.

Support Groups – NAMI Oregon

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Youth and Young Adult Mental Health Resource Library 

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