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NAMI Homefront Online Class

September 22, 2017

NAMI Homefront is a free, six-session class for family, friends and significant others of Military Service Members and Veterans. The class helps families comprehend what the Military Service Member/ Veteran is experiencing related to trauma, combat stress, civilian life, PTSD and other mental health conditions. Topics covered include mental health, communication, handling crises, treatment and more »

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Meet NAMI Iowa Fall Intern: Sarah

September 12, 2017

Hi all! My name is Sarah Ashby. I am a 25-year-old Political Science major at Iowa State University and the newest member of the NAMI Iowa team! I have been passionate about mental health for as long as I can remember. Having been diagnosed with ADHD, Chronic Depression, and Anxiety in grade school, and Borderline more »

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Meet Victoria, NAMI Iowa’s Fall Intern

September 5, 2017

Hey All! My name is Victoria Tramp; I’m a senior at Drake University studying public relations, marketing, and business studies with a concentration in leadership. I’m heavily involved around campus in our Mentors in Violence Prevention (MVP) team, and our job is to introduce the topics of sexual assault, alcohol, domestic violence, and consent to more »

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All Good Things

August 16, 2017

Ending is always difficult. I am reminded of this painful fact as my time with NAMI Iowa comes to a close after a twelve-week internship I spent with them over the summer. My first-day-jitters quickly dissipated as I got to know my coworkers and learn about my responsibilities, and I quickly settled into my new more »

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What Is Non Medical Switching?

June 26, 2017

Finding a treatment that works for a mental health condition is difficult. The process of finding a therapist or medication takes a long time, and you may have to switch several times before you find the combination of treatments that work for you. What if you find a medication that works for you, but then more »

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