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When you need help with your mental health, the pathway to support your choice really matters. For example, when you want to connect with a peer you can trust, the NAMI Peer-run Warm Line provides a caring peer specialist on the phone daily from 4:00 to 10:00 p.m. But when you can’t wait to receive the counseling and support you need, you should contact the 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline. Here’s the difference:
Line About Contact Ayuda / Help Category
Peer-run Warm Line Speak to our state-wide team of kind, creative, and compassionate people devoted to building platforms that nurture recovery and resilience with an emphasis on the importance of mutual connection. 1 (800) 945-1355
Call 7 days a week including holidays, 4:00-10:00 p.m.
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988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline Speak to a real person working within a national network of 200+ crisis centers who will provide immediate counseling and local mental health referrals. Learn more at samhsa.gov. 988
Call, text or chat 988lifeline.org 24/7
People who speak Spanish and other languages should call 988 to reach a crisis counselor who can speak with them in their native language. Counseling
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More About the NAMI Peer-run Warm Line (aka CLEAR)

The mission of NAMI Collier County’s Peer-run Warm Line is CLEAR: Connecting Leadership, Education, Advocacy and Recovery through statewide services utilized and facilitated by members of the peer community.

This peer-run service is for any individual in search of making a connection with someone who has lived experience in mental health recovery. Whether you have begun your personal recovery journey or are in the process of deciding what that may look like for you, calling the Warm Line connects you with someone who will listen with the understanding and compassion only a peer can provide.

Warm Line operators utilize Intentional Peer Support and Trauma-Informed practices, along with their lived experience, to engage in mutually beneficial discussions and shared learning experiences. Callers will not be required to disclose any personal information that causes discomfort to share.

A NAMI Collier County program, CLEAR is funded by the Florida Department of Children and Families.

Additional Resources for Mental Health by NAMI

If you’re searching for other ways to get help with your mental health, there’s so much more to explore! First, to connect with more people just like you for mutual support, check out our support groups. Second, NAMI Collier County can help you access money to relieve basic needs such as food, shelter, medication and more – all of which are critical to a person’s mental health – with its vast network of community partners and an Emergency Care Fund. Third, we have dedicated opportunities for caregivers, and fourth, we can point you to additional community resources beyond the NAMI Collier County umbrella.

Upcoming Activities & Opportunities

One of the best ways to explore opportunities for better mental health is with the NAMI Collier County Activities Calendar, which includes upcoming support groups and other special events focused on solutions for the people of Southwest Florida. View our calendar to begin: