About NAMI Southwest Iowa
NAMI Southwest Iowa envisions a world where all people affected by mental illness live healthy, fulfilling lives supported by a community that cares.
NAMI Southwest Iowa helps families and individuals living with mental illness build better lives through advocacy, peer support, and education.
Hope: We believe in the possibility of recovery, wellness and the potential in all of us.
Inclusion: We embrace diverse backgrounds, cultures and perspectives.
Empowerment: We promote confidence, self-efficacy and service to our mission.
Compassion: We practice respect, kindness and empathy.
Fairness: We fight for equity and justice.
Who We Are
NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness.
Starting in 1979, NAMI has blossomed into the nation's leading voice on mental health. Today, we are an alliance of more than 600 local Affiliates and 48 State Organizations?who work in your community to raise awareness and provide support and education.
NAMI Southwest Iowa is an affiliate of NAMI and NAMI Iowa.
Diversity, Equity And Inclusion
At NAMI Southwest Iowa, we believe a diverse, inclusive and equitable organization is one where all employees, volunteers and members — regardless of gender, race, gender identity, ethnicity, national origin, age, sexual orientation, education, disability, veteran status or other dimension of diversity — feel valued and respected.