NAMI - Greater Des Moines
NAMI - Greater Des Moines

Welcome

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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To respect the health concerns surrounding COVID-19, the NAMI Greater Des Moines office will be closed until further noticeAll support groups and scheduled in-person classes will also not be held during the same time period.

Any updates will be posted here or sent via email.

 

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Subscribe to our newsletter - click here

Scheduled Education classes

Here are the possibilities - click here

Advocacy

Local, State or Federal - click here
 

Golf Tournament click here
 

Newsletter - To see the most recent issue - click here
 

Workplace Mental Health Education Program 
click here


2020 Community Education Classes - Winter, Spring
click here
 

Critical Situation Cards for purchase by 
NAMI chapters, businesses and
organizations
 - click here

NAMI affiliates, businesses, and organizations
from around the state and nation can purchase
our critical situation cards and have them customized
with their logo and website information.  
     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 need assistance   
at the card portal,
please contact our vendor -
Mike Larkin - 
Email: mlarkin@asb-ia.com
Phone:  515-577-3750

 

Support Groups

"We Are Here. With You."

Online resources to help people cope with the uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic. The site offers access to interactive exercise classes provided by Farrell’s Extreme Body Shaping, and new virtual team workshops provided by NAMI Greater Des Moines.

 

 

New from Covid Iowa Recovery Resources

Click on Pre-Teen Support Groups

Click on Teen Support Groups

Click on Parent Support Groups

Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Youtube:
COVID Recovery Iowa information and programs
can be interacted with on all major social media platforms.


Iowa Concern: 800-447-1985 Provides confidential
access to stress counselors and an attorney for
legal education, as well as information and referral
services for a wide variety of topics, including
COVID-19 services. Iowa Concern services are
available 24 hours a day, seven days per week
at no charge. To reach Iowa Concern, call
800-447-1985; language interpretation service
is available.


Iowa Warm Line: 844-775-WARM (9276) Provides
confidential access to peer counseling and can
connect people upon request with COVID Recovery
Iowa Services. Language interpretation service
is available.


Personal Support and Assessment Provide
personal support, education, and referral information.
A virtual counselor can connect with community
-based services as needed

 

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