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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Workplace Mental Health
       Education Program 
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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 and other businesses
               click here

NAMI affiliates around the state and nation can purchase our critical situation cards and have them customized with their logo and website.  Other businesses and organizations can also purchase the cards.
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 need assistance, please contact our vendor - Mike Larkin
Phone:  515-577-3750


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