Thursdays, Oct. 12, 19, 26 and Nov. 2: 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.


Wednesdays, Oct. 18, 25 and Nov. 1, 8: A second weekly NAMI Connections peer support group will be held Wednesday evenings, 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.


Tuesday, Oct. 17: NAMI Central Iowa in cooperation with the Ames Public Library will show the film “Of Two Minds” in observance of Mental Illness Awareness week. Join us in the Farwell T. Brown auditorium at 6:30 p.m., followed by an opportunity to ask questions of a panel of experts. Free


Thursday, Oct. 26: 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.