Monthly Archives: March 2016

Day On The Hill Event At The Iowa Capitol

NAMI Central Iowa attended the Day on the Hill at the Iowa Capitol on March 14, 2016 where they spoke with State Representatives about Iowa's mental health needs.   From left to Right: Wendie Cooper-NAMI CI board member, State Representative Lisa Heddens, State Representative Beth Wessel-Kroschell, Willow Hill-NAMI CI Board President, Sue Ann Peck-NAMI CI Board [...]

2016-12-22T18:54:06+00:00March 15th, 2016|

Need for Teachers and Facilitators

We are still accepting applications for anyone who would like to be a Family-to-Family teacher, Peer-to-Peer teacher, Basics teacher, Connections Support Group facilitator, and Family Support Group facilitator. The highest need right now is for the Family-to-Family teacher as we hope to have a training soon once we get enough applicants. We are in desparate [...]

2016-03-02T13:00:10+00:00March 2nd, 2016|

Trivia Night!!!

Our annual Trivia Night is schedule for April 16th. Doors will open at 5:30pm and trivia will begin at 6pm. The event will be located at City Church, 2400 Oakwaood Road, Ames, IA. We are now accepting applications for for teams wanting to participate in the event.Trivia Night 2016 Flyer PDF

2016-03-02T12:58:22+00:00March 2nd, 2016|

Recovery Through The Arts Program

Tuesday, March 15th we will have our annual Recovery Through The Arts event starting at 7PM at the NAMI CI Wellness Center. Come join us and see the beautiful art our participants have made at the Center!

2016-03-02T12:55:16+00:00March 2nd, 2016|

DAY On The Hill Event

Join us! NAMI Iowa will be having a legislative Day on the Hill on MONDAY MARCH 14th from 10am – 2pm at the Rotunda of the Iowa State Capital Building. NAMI of Central Iowa will have a booth and several board members are planning to be there. We would welcome your participation!! This day is [...]

2016-03-02T12:54:16+00:00March 2nd, 2016|

Reach out to Congress

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 [...]

2016-03-02T12:51:50+00:00March 2nd, 2016|