SUICIDE PREVENTION HOTLINE: 1-800-273-8255

CRISIS HOTLINE: 1-800-991-5272 

NAMI NATIONAL HELPLINE: 1-800-950-6264

 

 

At the heart of NAMI’s mission is our ‘grassroots’ and the sharing of information with people
living with mental illness, their families, friends, mental health professionals and the general
public.

 

MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES

NATIONAL NAMI RESOURCES

LEGAL RESOURCES

Laura’s Law: 661-635-2997 or 844-360-8250 (toll free)

 

JAILS:

My Family Member Has Been Arrested, What Do I Do?

A step-by-step guide to help families cope with the criminal justice system in Kern County when a family member who suffers from a brain disorder (Mental Illness) is arrested.

Inmate Medication Information Form

A one page form to help families provide medication information to the criminal justice system in Kern County when a family member who suffers from a brain disorder (Mental Illness) is arrested.

PRISONS:

The Inmate Mental Health Information Form is provided for downloading below. Print and complete the form and either fax it or mail it to North Kern State Prison.

North Kern County Prison Inmate Mental Health Information Form – English

North Kern County Prison Inmate Mental Health Information Form – Spanish

FAMILY MEMBERS:

Information Provided By Family Member for a Child form was developed to provide a mechanism to communicate their child’s mental health history.

Information Provided By Family Member for an Adult form was developed to provide a mechanism to communicate an adult’s mental health history.

About NAMI Kern

Mailing Address:
National Alliance on Mental Illness
P.O. Box 9144
Bakersfield, CA 93389-9144

Helpline: (661) 858-3255
Email: namikern@yahoo.com
www.facebook.com/NAMIKernCounty

NAMI Kern County is an IRS recognized 501(c)(3) Non-Profit Organization and all donations are tax deductible as allowed by law.

Federal Tax ID #77-0289372

STATE & NATIONAL LINKS:

NAMI Kern is an affiliate of NAMI California. We are a grassroots (501(c)3 nonprofit corporation made up of families, friends, professionals, students and individuals living with mental illness.

 

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