Who We Are

NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) is a nonprofit, grassroots mental health organization founded by families affected by mental illness, determined to fight stigma, and to create a system of recovery for individuals living with mental illness.  We have worked in Black Hawk County since 1984. Due to the stigma surrounding mental illness … READ MORE

What We Do

NAMI Black Hawk County’s free classes, educational presentations, and support groups provide a caring, supportive environment.  Along with one staff member, who is also a family member and licensed social worker, the facilitators for our classes and support groups are trained volunteer family members or people with mental illness who have learned to live well with their illness.

We promote understanding about mental illnesses so that people recognize these as biologically based diseases of the brain. Mental illnesses are more common than … READ MORE

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Tournament Contact Information:

19_logoLeslie Cohn, LMSW
Executive Director
1825 Logan Avenue
Waterloo, Iowa 50703
(319) 235-5263

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