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Caregivers

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

NAMI Homefront Education Program

NAMI Homefront is a free, six-session online class for family, friends and significant others of military service members and veterans. The class helps families comprehend what the military service member/veteran is experiencing related to trauma, combat stress, civilian life, PTSD and other mental health conditions. Topics covered include mental health, communication, handling crises, treatment and recovery. click here for more information and how to register for the online classes or go to: https://www.nami.org/homefront.

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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