National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Johnson County
August 27, 2019

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Johnson County Newsletter
In This Issue

Happy Labor Day weekend! As summer draws to a close please take a moment and read about the upcoming activities this fall in the Johnson County area.

Mary Issah
phone: 319-337-5400
 --NAMI Support Groups--
Every Tuesday - 5:30 p.m.-7:00 p.m.  (August 27, 2019Connection Support Group meets at R Place (702 S. Gilbert St. Suite 111). 
The Connection support group is facilitated by individuals living with a mental illness who are trained in facilitating support meetings, but are NOT professional counselors.  The meetings are open to all individuals who have a mental illness.
Every Thursday - 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.    ( August 29, 2019 )  Family Support Group meets at NAMIJC office (1105 Gilbert Ct. Suite 200).
The family support group is facilitated by family members, who are trained in facilitating support meetings, but are NOT professional counselors. The meetings are open to all families who are concerned about a family member who is experiencing mental illness. 
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You're always WELCOME at R PLACE!

702 S. Gilbert St., Suite 111
Our Vision
To provide opportunities for adults who experience the effects of mental illness and dual diagnosis to rejoin the worlds of friendship, family, meaningful work, and education.

What We Offer
A peer-led meeting place where peers support peers. A restorative environment of hope, support, and encouragement for recovery. A safe, nurturing, non-judgmental community for those affected by mental illness.





An evening of conversation on mental health and addiction with presidential candidates.

About this Event

The  Mental Health for US  Presidential Candidate Forum: Iowa will bring community members and top presidential candidates from both parties together to talk about some of the most urgent issues facing the nation today: mental health and addiction. This event will offer candidates a chance to discuss their plans and provide voters the opportunity to ask their most pressing questions about these issues ahead of the Iowa caucuses.
Space is limited, so sign up now!  Free registration is required. No tickets will be issued at the door.
Questions? Contact Alex at

Date And Time


Sheslow Auditorium
2507 University Ave
Des Moines, IA 50311




National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)

Johnson County  

1105 Gilbert Court, Suite 200 

Iowa City, IA 52240


Hours: Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. 

Additional Resources

Click the below links for additional resources, support groups and educational materials :

 Click the below links for Crisis Intervention:


       Iowa Help Line
       (24 Hours/Day)

  • Talk: 855-800-1239
  • Text: 855-800-1239

      Iowa Warm Line 

      (7 Days a Week/5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.)

  • Talk: 844-775-9276
  • Click here to learn more about the warm line
Click the below link to become a NAMI member: