Welcome to NAMI Pinellas

Who We Are

NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Pinellas supports individuals & loved ones affected by mental illness so that they can build better lives. What started as a small group of families gathered around a kitchen table in 1979, has blossomed into the nation’s leading voice on mental health. Today, we are in our community to raise awareness, train peers, and provide support and education for the one in five individuals affected by a mental health condition. 

What We Do

NAMI advocates for access to services, treatment, supports and research at is steadfast in its commitment to raising awareness and building a community of hope for all those in need. 

Our Mission

NAMI Pinellas is dedicated to improving the mental health and quality of life of individuals and their families affected by mental illness through education, support, and advocacy.

Our Vision

NAMI envisions a world where all people experience mental wellness and live fulfilling lives in a compassionate and welcoming community.



Donate to NAMI Pinellas

Your financial contribution to NAMI Pinellas helps a create a world where all people affected by mental illness can experience hope, recovery, wellness and freedom from stigma. Learn More.

Our Commitment To Diversity, Equity And Inclusion

At NAMI, we believe a diverse, inclusive, and equitable alliance is one where all employees, volunteers and members — regardless of gender, race, gender identity, ethnicity, national origin, age, sexual orientation, education, disability, veteran status or other dimension of diversity– feel valued and respected.


Emergency Resources

NAMI Information & Resource Helpline:  Offers free information, resources and support to people living with mental health conditions, family members and caregivers, mental health providers and the public.  NAMI Information & Resource Helpline can be contacted by phone or email.  With every call and email, the helpline strives to help others move closer to recovery or meet the needs of a loved one providing care and support. The NAMI Pinellas County Information & Resource Helpline can be reached by calling 727-791-3434, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m.–6 p.m., ET or email  [email protected]

Crisis Text Line:  Text NAMI to 741-741 to connect with a trained crisis counselor to receive free, 24/7 crisis support via text message.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is now 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline: 988 has been designated as the new three-digit dialing code that will route callers to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. While some areas may be currently able to connect to the Lifeline by dialing 988, this dialing code will be available to everyone across the United States. 

The NAMI Teen & Young Adult Helpline

We get it. Your mental health matters, and we’re here to help. The NAMI Teen & Young Adult (T&YA) Helpline offers a direct connection with another young person who shares similar experiences and is prepared to offer information, resources, and support to help you move through difficult times to a better place.

Call 1-800-950-6264, or chat, or text “Friend” to 62640, or email [email protected] to connect with us.

Pinellas Mobile Crisis Unit

Mobile Crisis Response Team (MCRT) – (pemhs.org)

We will come to you wherever you are, at home, school, work or storefront. Our mobile team is available 24/7 on demand and consists of licensed behavioral health therapists and psychiatrists.

Call 727-362-4424


To view our FULL list of community resources, click here.


NAMI Pinellas Awarded 2021/2022 Healthier Together Silver Certification

Healthy St. Pete recognizes neighborhoods and workplaces for their outstanding efforts in contributing to helping to make the healthy choice the easy choice in St. Petersburg. 

The Healthier Together Certification framework was developed so that workplaces and neighborhoods would aim to continuously improve the health policies, programs and outreach of their organization from one year to the next.

NAMI Pinellas is a proud partner of:


Thank you to our community supporters

NAMI Pinellas County specifically wants to thank Central Florida Behavioral Health Network, the Florida Department of Children and Families, System of Care (SOC), NAMI and NAMI Florida for their generous and ongoing support.

Investing in mental health benefits us all.  We could not accomplish our goals without the support, involvement and enthusiasm of our committed supporters.