NAMI - Greater Des Moines
NAMI - Greater Des Moines


NAMI Greater Des Moines

is the local affiliate of NAMI Iowa and NAMI National. NAMI, the acronym for the National Alliance on Mental Illness, is a grass roots, self help, education, support and advocacy organization dedicated to improving the lives of individuals, families and the community on mental illness. NAMI welcomes anyone who shares our mission and vision. 

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Learn more about the full spectrum of programs and services that NAMI provides across the country for people whose lives have been affected by serious mental illness.

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      Critical Situation Cards
for purchase by NAMI chapters
               click here

If located outside of NAMI Greater Des Moines territory (Polk, Dallas, Madison and Warren counties) -- NAMI affiliates around the state and nation can purchase our critical situation cards and have them customized with their logo and website.
1.  Crisis Card - Do's and Don'ts
2.  Suicide Prevention card - Warning signs and how to approach
3.  Compassionate Communication card
All 3 are available in Spanish, too.  Purchase price includes shipping costs.

If you are interested in the cards and within NAMI Greater Des Moines territory, please give our Executive Director a call 515-850-1467 or email



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