Welcome to NAMI IOWA

Someone you love has a mental illness. Everyone has NAMI.

From support groups and education to outreach and advocacy, NAMI IOWA works to provide the tools needed by friends, families and persons with mental illness of all ages.

For more information about the support groups available throughout the state visit our Affiliates and Support Groups page.

With classes available throughout the state and connections to resources that give you the tools you need, NAMI IOWA provides it’s members and their families with the education and tools that makes an impact in people’s lives.
* Family members – check out Family-to-Family Education
* Parents of School Age Children – check out Basics Education
* Persons with Mental Illness – check out Peer-to-Peer Education

Please take a moment to consider a donation to NAMI IOWA. Your gift would help us continue our work serving those with mental illness and their families. Click here to give today.

Join us for the NAMI Day at the Capitol on March 19, 2015!

We invite you to join us in educating legislators about the importance of mental health services and the need for an adequately funded and staffed adult and children’s mental health system. Join us at 7:00 AM for breakfast and an opportunity to talk with the NAMI Children’s Mental Health Committee at the Iowa State Capitol. Beginning at 9:30 AM, there will be a chance to hear from multiple great speakers, including Representative Dave Heaton and Senator Joe Bolkcom, followed by an opportunity to meet and talk with other families.

For more information about this event or how to register, click HERE 

Save the date for the NAMI IOWA Research Dinner: A Fundraising Event on April 25th!

(more details to come)



Outreach Partnership Program Video


NAMI IOWA is pleased to be a part of the Outreach Partnership Program of the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) which works to increase the public’s access to science-based information through partnerships with national and state nonprofit organizations.