Local Resources - NAMI - Greater Des Moines
Local Resources - NAMI - Greater Des Moines

Local Resources

If you are in a crisis situation Call 911 – advise the dispatcher it is a mental health crisis situation and ask for assistance from the Des Moines Mobile Crisis Unit.. For more information, go to "Get Help" on this website.

Suicide Prevention Lifeline - 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
Veterans Suicide Prevention Lifeline - 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
Drug and Alcohol Help Line - 1-866-242-4111
All are available 24 hours/day - 7 days/week

PACT - Program for Assertive Community Treatment Provides care level of an inpatient psychiatric facility within the consumer's home.- 515-235-8846

PATH (Broadlawns Hospital) - Positive Alternatives to Hospitalization (long term)
515-282-6770 or 282-6750

PATH - Projects for Assistance in Transition from Homelessness 515-248-1525 (short term assistance)

Iowa Concern 1-800-447-1985
Access to an attorney for legal education, stress counselors, and information and referral services on a wide variety of topics

  Polk County Health Services
Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services in Polk County and Surrounding Area; Mental Health Services in Polk County for Adults; Polk County sponsored drug discount program Call 286-3895
  Passageway, Inc.
Passageway is an accredited innovative psycho-social rehabilitation program for adults with mental illness, based on the clubhouse model philosophy. We are a working community where members and staff work together side by side to build confidence, make friends, learn new skills and make progress achieving their employment and educational goals. We are the only accredited clubhouse in the state of Iowa and are located in Des Moines, Iowa.
  Families of Iowa Network for Disabilities
The ASK Resource Center 321 East 6th St., Des Moines 50309 515-243-1713 or 800-450-8667 includes: Parent and Training Information Center The Legal Center for Special Education
  Iowa Citizen's Aide/Ombudsman's Office
For complaint issues involving state agencies or state institutions (515)281-3592 or 1-888-426-6283
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