Monthly Archives: February 2016

Ask Congress to Support Mental Health Caregivers

What would you do if a loved one had a mental illness? 8.4 million people care for an adult living with mental illness. Mental health caregivers serve an important role in their loved one’s recovery, yet 1 in 4 caregivers has difficulty finding basic mental health services. And when caregivers find services, over half report [...]

2016-02-25T16:24:58-06:00February 25th, 2016|


Ames Trivia Night Sponsorship Opportunities NAMI Central Iowa invites you to sponsor its trivia night and dessert auction fundraiser to be held Saturday, April 16, 2016. Last year nearly 150 people from across the county participated in the fun-filled night of trivia and live dessert auction! Now in its fourth year, NAMI Central Iowa is [...]

2016-12-22T18:54:06-06:00February 11th, 2016|


TRIVIA NIGHT!!!!! WHEN: Saturday, April 16, 2016 Doors open at 5:30, Trivia begins at 6:00pm WHERE: City Church, 2400 Oakwood Road- Ames, Iowa Maximum of 8 people per table play for $100/table Winning team receives $200 & a free entry into the next NAMI Trivia Night; door prizes will be given throughout the night; Costumes [...]

2016-12-22T18:54:06-06:00February 11th, 2016|

February Newsletter

Read it to learn about the place of love in your life, a board member profile, and everything that's coming up! Click here to open it: NAMI Central Iowa February 2016 Newsletter.

2017-10-27T13:32:14-05:00February 6th, 2016|

NEEDED: Individuals to be Trained

We are still looking for individuals who are wanting to become trained to be a family-to-family teacher. We need at least two people from Franklin, Hamilton, Hardin, Boone, Story, Marshall, Jasper, Poweshiek, Madison, and Warren counties.

2016-02-03T17:00:36-06:00February 3rd, 2016|

NEEDED: Family-To-Family Teacher

We are still in need of a second teacher to commit to co-teaching the Spring Family-to-Family Class. If you are currently trained to be a Family-to-Family teacher and can spare one-two hours a week this spring to co-teach the class, please contact me via email or phone.

2016-02-03T16:59:35-06:00February 3rd, 2016|

NAMI On Campus

As of January 19th NAMI On Campus is now an official Iowa State University Campus Club! NAMI On Campus is dedicated to addressing mental health issues on Iowa State's Campus by raising mental health awareness, educating the campus community, promoting services and supports, and advocating for mental health issues. NAMI On Campus is open to [...]

2016-02-03T16:58:45-06:00February 3rd, 2016|

Monthly Family Support Group

Thursday, February 25: NAMI of Central Iowa will hold its monthly support group for family members of individuals living with mental illness on Thursday, February 25 at 7:00 p.m. at the NAMI office, 416 Douglas, Suite 203. No registration is required. For more information, call 292-9400.

2016-02-03T16:50:26-06:00February 3rd, 2016|

Educational Program: February 16th at 7PM

Tuesday, February 16: Kim Combes of Combes Counseling Consultants is a trainer of the Nurtured Heart Approach which uses methods for working with the most difficult behaviors in children, including those with ADHD, Asperger's syndrome, oppositional deviant disorder and others. Often without the need for medication, these strategies bring out the inner wealth in all [...]

2016-02-03T16:48:56-06:00February 3rd, 2016|