Main Menu

        • hand-up
        • Family Support Group

          Nov 05

          NAMI Family Support Group (In-person & Online)

          November 5 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm CST
          Nov 19

          NAMI Family Support Group (In-person & Online, 3rd Thu)

          November 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm CST
        • Family-to-Family Class

          There are no upcoming events at this time.

        • Connection Support Group

          Mon 26

          NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group (online)

          October 26 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm CDT
          Thu 29

          NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group (In-person)

          October 29 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm CDT

Welcome to NAMI Central Iowa

NAMI of Central Iowa is an organization of families, friends and individuals whose lives have been affected by mental illness. Together, we advocate for better lives for those individuals who have a mental illness, and we offer support, education and advocacy as we do so.

Information on Covid-19

"We recognize that people living with mental illness face additional challenges dealing with COVID-19, as do their caregivers and loved ones.”

You Are Not Alone

1 in 5 live with a mental health condition. So chances are you or someone you know has been affected.

Support & Encourage

If someone you know is struggling with a mental health condition, read more about how to support them.

Understanding Change

Mental health conditions are common in teens and young adults. Read more about what you can do.

Upcoming NAMI CI Events

Upcoming Events

Mon 26

NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group (online)

October 26 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm CDT
Thu 29

NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group (In-person)

October 29 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm CDT
Sat 31

NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group (online)

October 31 @ 5:15 pm - 6:45 pm CDT
Nov 02

NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group (online)

November 2 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm CST

RSS In the news

  • Police have shot people experiencing a mental health crisis. Who should you call instead? September 18, 2020
    Amid a nationwide movement for racial justice and police reform sparked by the recent killings of several Black men and women, many people have spoken out against police shootings of people experiencing mental health crises. "A person shouldn't lose their life because they’re experiencing symptoms of a mental health condition," said Angela Kimball, national director […]
  • NIH announces public-private partnership to advance schizophrenia biomarker research September 16, 2020
    The NIH this week announced the launch of Accelerating Medicine Partnership Schizophrenia. The NIH and FDA, along with seven industry and nonprofit partners, aim to improve early therapeutic interventions and targeted treatments for schizophrenia with this initiative. Goals of the partnership include conducting research into biological markers to identify people at risk for developing schizophrenia, […]

Follow the Countdown to NAMIWalks Iowa

NEWSLETTER SIGNUP

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

How's Your Mood Today?

FOLLOW NAMI CI

Comments Box SVG iconsUsed for the like, share, comment, and reaction icons

This message is only visible to site admins
Backup cache in use.

PPCA Error: Due to Facebook API changes it is no longer possible to display a feed from a Facebook Page you are not an admin of. The Facebook feed below is not using a valid Access Token for this Facebook page and so has stopped updating.

2 months ago

NAMI Central Iowa

... See MoreSee Less

2 months ago

NAMI Central Iowa

Candidates Forum on Mental Health & Disability Issues. Join us Wendesday, September 16th via ZOOM. Register by emailing or calling NAMI Central Iowa. #Vote4MentalHealth ... See MoreSee Less

Video image

Comment on Facebook

2 months ago

NAMI Central Iowa

Check out our latest events!
NAMI Central Iowa's September e-newsletter is HERE:
view.flodesk.com/emails/5f50128622a9aa002616206f
... See MoreSee Less

Check out our latest events!  
NAMI Central Iowas September e-newsletter is HERE: 
https://view.flodesk.com/emails/5f50128622a9aa002616206f

Thanks to Our Wonderful Sponsors! They're Out of This World!

Helping Those In Need

NAMI 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 an association of more than 500 local affiliates who work in your community to raise awareness and provide support and education that was not previously available to those in need.

From Next Door To Across Central Iowa

Become a Member

Join NAMI Central Iowa and join a movement to inspire better lives for Central Iowans who are affected by mental illness. With membership, you'll receive newsletters and updates on mental health news, you'll be able to engage in discussion groups, and you'll have the opportunity to support others who are affected by mental illness financially and emotionally.

Get Involved

Thank you for your generous tax-deductible donation. You are helping us provide support, education, and advocacy to thousands of people living with mental illness in Iowa.

Get In Touch

The families and members of NAMI Central Iowa are here to help! We offer understanding to anyone concerned about mental illnesses and the treatment of mental illness.