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NAMI Central Iowa News & Blog

Story County Mental Health Expo

September 14, Monday This community event provides information and resources to understand and support mental health issues including trauma, stress, and substance abuse.

Suicide the Ripple Effect

September 27, 1 PM, Sunday September 30, 6.30 PM, Wednesday Capitol II Theatre, 116 1st St. N., Newton, IA The event will only take place if we get at least … Read more

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Communicating Is More Than Finding The Right Words

August 24, 2018 | By Keiko Purnell, nami.org My last depressive episode left me completely isolated. I didn’t respond to messages for months. Since I didn’t know how long I … Read more

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Understanding Psychotic Breaks

By Ryann Tanap | Mar. 20, 2017  When you hear the phrase “psychotic break,” what comes to mind? Probably nothing good. In everyday conversation, the phrase carries a negative meaning … Read more

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Help Build the Mental Health Movement

By Laura Greenstein | Mar. 29, 2017 Together, we are a movement. Our movement explains what it really means to experience mental illness. Our movement shows people experiencing mental illness … Read more

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Family Survival Guide

By Chris Aiken, M.D. | Feb. 06, 2017 “You seem like you’re walking on eggshells,” our family therapist told me with a wise nod. The image of cracked eggs under … Read more

When kids with mental illness can’t live at home

January 31 Kelly Burch Many of Christine Walker’s friends are just starting to help their teenage children plan to leave home, whether for a job, college or a gap year. … Read more