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SERVING CASS | FREMONT | HARRISON | MILLS | MONONA | MONTGOMERY | PAGE | POTTAWATTAMIE | SHELBY COUNTIES

Mental Health Awareness Month 2022

Events in Southwest Iowa

Below is a list of special events around the Southwest Iowa Region in May!

Help show your support for mental health awareness by attending as many of these as possible!


We couldn't possibly know about all of the events happening around the region. If you have an event you would like us to add, feel free to email 

the details to [email protected] and we will do our best to get it added.

ALL MONTH

NAMI's "Meet Little Monster" a mental health activity and coloring book will be available as take home packets for youth at all Cass County libraries.

May 1

2:00 PM

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Out of the Darkness - 

Reiver Rally to Prevent Suicide Campus Walk  

More Info

May 1

5:00 PM

Missouri Valley Community Schools - Hope Squad 

HOPE Walk

More Info

May 6

8:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Spring Health Fair | YMCA HEALTHY LIVING CENTER

Council Bluffs

More Info

May 6

5:00 PM

"Ending the Silence" Community Presentation

Location: Nishna Valley Family YMCA, 1100 Maple St. Atlantic, IA 50022 (open to non-Y members)

Presented by NAMI Southwest Iowa

More Info

May 9

3:00 PM

Anxiety and Depression in Older Adults 

Presented by Angels Care Home Health

Location: Nishna Valley Family YMCA, 1100 Maple St. Atlantic, IA 50022 (open to non-Y members)

May 10

10:30 AM

Physical Signs of Depression and Anxiety presented by Senior Life Solutions

Location: Atlantic Public Library, 507 Poplar Street, Atlantic, IA 50022

May 11

6:00 PM

"Imagine What You Can Do" 

featuring Melvin Adams


Sponsored By Anchor Homes


Location: Clarinda Fairgrounds - Wibholm Hall

More Info

May 12

6:00 PM

Virtual 8-Week NAMI Family to Family Class begins 

Registration Required

More Info

May 12

6:30 PM

NAMI Southwest Iowa C.A.R.E.S. Event

TOPIC: "Assertive Community Treatment Program"


Guest Speaker: 

Rita Million, Ph.D., R.N.

Heartland Family Service Team Lead, Rural ACT Program


Location: 

Council Bluffs Public Library, 400 Willow Ave., Council Bluffs, Iowa

More Info

May 14

11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

NAMI Southwest Iowa Annual Meeting and Family Fun Day

Free food, bingo, games!

Location: Narrows River Park, 2500 North 25th Street, Council Bluffs, Iowa 51501

More Info

May 17

10:30 AM

Caregiver Stress presented by Angels Care Home Health

Location: Atlantic Public Library, 507 Poplar Street, Atlantic, IA 50022

May 19

4:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Council Bluffs Cares

Mental Health Awareness Event


Learn about Resources and Support Mental Health!


Bayliss Park, Council Bluffs

More Info

May 20

ALL DAY

SHOW YOUR SUPPORT FOR MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS MONTH - WEAR GREEN!

May 21

10:00 AM- 12:00 PM

Senior Life Solutions COLOR RUN!


FREE!  No registration required.


Location:  Lake Icaria, Atlantic


More Info

May 24

8:00 AM - 1:30 PM

"Mental Health First Aid" In-depth training to help you assist someone

experiencing a mental health or substance use challenge or crisis. 


Location: 

Iowa Western Community College, 705 Walnut Street, Atlantic, IA 50022


Presented by the Southwest Iowa Mental Health and Disability Services Region.  Pre-registration required.

Register

May 31

10:30 AM

"What is NAMI?" presented by NAMI Southwest Iowa

Location: Atlantic Public Library, 507 Poplar Street, Atlantic, IA 50022