Wednesdays, June 21, 28: A second weekly NAMI Connections peer support group will be held Wednesday evenings in June, 6:30-8 p.m., at the NAMI-CI Wellness Center, 416 Douglas, Ste. 205, Ames. Come hear from others who are also learning how to live in recovery with a mental illness. Call 292-9400 for more information.


Thursdays, June 15, 22, 29 and July 6: The NAMI Connections peer support group is held on Thursdays at the NAMI of Central Iowa Wellness Center, 416 Douglas, Ste. 205, Ames, from 2-3:30 p.m. Come hear from others who are also learning how to live in recovery with a mental illness. Call 292-9400 for more information.


Tuesday, June 20: Beth Wessel-Kroeschell, state representative from Iowa’s 45th District, will speak on legislation passed during the 2017 session affecting mental health, as well as answer questions on other topics. This open educational meeting will be held at the Ames Public Library in the PEO Room from 7-8:30 p.m. The public is invited.


Thursday, June 22: NAMI of Central Iowa will hold its monthly support group for family members of individuals living with mental illness at 7 p.m. at the NAMI-CI Wellness Center, 416 Douglas, Suite 205. No registration is required. For more information, call 292-9400.