The National Alliance on Mental Illness offers free support group meetings at its location in Story County. Following is the schedule of meetings, which are held at the NAMI of Central Iowa Wellness Center, 416 Douglas, Suite 205, Ames.


Thursdays, July 20, 27 and Aug. 3: The NAMI Connections peer support group is held on Thursdays from 2-3:30 p.m. Come hear from others who are also learning how to live in recovery with a mental illness.


Wednesdays, July 19 and 26: A second weekly NAMI Connections peer support group will be held Wednesday evenings in July, 6:30-8 p.m. Come hear from others who are also learning how to live in recovery with a mental illness.


Thursday, July 27: NAMI of Central Iowa will hold its monthly support group for family members of individuals living with mental illness at 7 p.m.


No registration is required for these meetings. For more information, call 515-292-9400.