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.


Save the Date
7th Annual Kick-Off Luncheon for the Iowa NAMI Walk
August 5, 11am, Holiday Inn

We invite you to join us at the Holiday Inn, Des Moines Northwest on August 5 at 11am for our annual kick-off luncheon! This event marks the beginning of our countdown to the 2014 NAMI walk.

Enjoy a delicious free lunch as we provide you with all the information you need to prepare for this year’s walk.

We encourage captains, sponsors, affiliates and enthusiastic walkers to attend. You will receive your building team packets and posters.

Whether you’ve joined us in the past or this is your first year participating – come and get excited with us about the 2014 NAMI walk!

Contact: John Rowley, Email: namiiowa@mchsi.com, Phone: 515-254-0417
RSVP By: July 30th
For more information, visit the walk website: http://www.namiwalks.org/Iowa



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.