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NAMI Westchester operates a helpline (914-592-5458) to provide resource and support to families of adults and adolescents over 14 years of age with a mental health condition. For families of children under the age 18 years of age contact Family Ties at 914-995-4238 or visit their website at www.familytieswestchester.org

We offer the NAMI Family to Family Education Program. This is a 12 week education program that helps families learn about mental health conditions, medication, how to deal with a crisis, communication, problem solving, self-care and recovery. To register for the calls please call the Program Director at 914-592-5458. For more information on this program go to www.nami.org/Find-Support/NAMI-Programs/NAMI-Family-to-Family

We offer several NAMI Support Groups. For information on NAMI Support Groups go to www.nami.org/Find-Support/NAMI-Programs/NAMI-Family-Support-Group

For a list of NAMI Westchester support group please contact our offices at 914-592-5458.

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If someone is in danger of harming themselves or others call: National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255

Crisis Text Line: free, confidential 24-hour service accessible via the number 741741 

Crisis Prevention and Response Team: is available to assist with someone who is experiencing, or is at risk of, a psychological crisis, and requires mental health intervention. Call 914-925-5959 or visit their website: www.stvincentswestchester.org/outpatient-programs/crisis-prevention-and-response-team

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For information on mental health conditions: www.nami.org/Learn-More/Mental-Health-Conditions

For more information on medication: www.nami.org/Learn-More/Mental-Health-Medication

For more information on treatments: www.nami.org/Learn-More/Mental-Health-Treatment

For health insurance information: www.heathcare.gov

How to find a therapist: www.networktherapy.com/directory/find_therapist.asp

How to find a psychiatrist: www.ucomparehealthcare.com/drs/psychiatrists/how_to_choose_a_psychiatrist.html

For information on Social Security benefits: www.ssa.gov

For County information on programs, services and housing contact Westchester County Department of Community Mental Health at 914-995-5220 or visit their website www.mentalhealth.westchestergov.com

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