Thursdays, March 15, 22, 29 and April 5: 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, March 20: Asst. County Attorney Tiffany Meredith will explain HIPPA and Confidentiality at the NAMI Central Iowa educational program at 7 pm. in the P.E.O. Room of the Ames Public Library. Come learn about this confusing and often frustrating aspect of mental health care. All are welcome.

Thursday, March 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.