Monthly Archives: November 2015

Take Action! Mental Health and Addiction Public Policy

When Congress enacted the Excellence in Mental Health Act demonstration last year, it was the largest federal investment in mental health and addiction care in generations. The Act's $1.1 billion will bolster our overburdened, underfunded safety net - but only in 8 selected states. Right now, your state is one of 24 that are competing [...]

2015-11-24T13:15:46-06:00November 24th, 2015|


November 17th at 7PM NAMI Central Iowa and the Story County Veteran Affairs will sponsor a film calles 'That Which I Love Destroys Me' at the Ames Public Library in the Farwell T. Brown Auditorium. This film is a unique and powerful 67 minute presentation that is gives an unscensored look at the current epidemic [...]

2015-11-17T17:56:37-06:00November 17th, 2015|

NAMI On Campus

ISU NAMI on Campus is a new, up-and-coming organization at Iowa State University. NAMI on Campus is dedicated to supporting, educating, and advocating for students at ISU who are affected by mental illness. Feel free to review the ISU NAMI on Campus Facebook page at If you are interested in becoming a member of this [...]

2015-11-17T17:45:57-06:00November 17th, 2015|

November Update

The NAMI Walk on October 3rd was a success with around 450 participants at the event! We have yet to find out the total amount raised for NAMI Central Iowa, though we want to thank all who donated funds and volunteered their time! On November 8th from 1pm-4pm Worldly Goods located at 223 Main Street in Ames will donate [...]

2017-10-27T13:32:55-05:00November 2nd, 2015|