On Tuesday, Nov. 19, NAMI Central Iowa will host Dr. Kasey Strosahl, the new inpatient psychiatrist at Mary Greeley Medical Center. Strosahl will update us on important changes to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual, edition 5 (DSM-5), which is used universally to diagnose mental disorders. The public is invited to attend this monthly educational meeting at the Collegiate Presbyterian Church, 159 N. Sheldon Ave. in the Barlow Lounge at 7 p.m. Questions are welcome following the presentation. For more information, call Deb at 515-292-9029.
NAMI Central Iowa will hold its monthly support group for family members of individuals living with mental illness on Thursday, Nov. 21, at 7 p.m. at the NAMI office, 416 Douglas Ave., Suite 205. No registration is required. For more information, call Deb at 292-9400. Notice the change to the third Thursday this month because of Thanksgiving.