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
2014 Mental Health Conference
October 1-2

This 2014 Mental Health Conference is designed for professionals, clinicians, administrators, educators, consumers, family members, advocates, and other providers.

Location: Prairie Meadows Hotel & Conference Center, 1 Prairie Meadows Drive, Altoona IA 50009
Contact: Becky Woodcock, Email: becky@trainingresources.org, Phone: (515) 309-3315

Click Here for more information, and to register.

DHS funded registration stipends for individuals to attend the conference with lived experience of mental illness or family members of children with a mental illness to consumer advocacy groups and provider organizations are being offered. The stipends cover hotel, registration, and food at the conference. They are limited and Training Resources will approve the stipends as they arrive. Each applicant must complete the stipend registration, found on page 9 of the Mental Health Conference Brochure. Application must be mailed to Training Resources along with a $25 copay. There is a deadline of September 14.



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.