SUICIDE PREVENTION HOTLINE: 1-800-273-8255

CRISIS HOTLINE: 1-800-991-5272 

NAMI NATIONAL HELPLINE: 1-800-950-6264

 

Mission Statement

To provide support, education and advocacy for person with mental illness, their families and friends.

To promote better quality of care, rights and interest of citizens with mental illness particularly of those who cannot speak for themselves, and advocate for policies at the local, state and national level to accomplish these objectives.

To encourage mental health professionals to include family members in the care and treatment pf their family members. 

Core Beliefs

NAMI Kern County believes that:
  • We recognize mental illnesses are brain disorders
  • We see the person not the illness
  • We reject stigma in ourselves and others
  • We forgive ourselves and reject guilt
  • We embrace humor as healthy
  • We expect a better future in a realistic way
  • We will never give up hope
 
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If you need Immediate Assistance:

SUICIDE PREVENTION HOTLINE: 1-800-273-8255

CRISIS HOTLINE: 1-800-991-5272 

NAMI NATIONAL HELPLINE: 1-800-950-6264

 

IN A CRISIS? TEXT NAMI TO 741741

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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