NAMI, the acronym for the National Alliance on Mental Illness, is the nation’s leading grassroots, self-help, education, support and advocacy organization dedicated to improving the lives of individuals and families affected by mental illness. NAMI Johnson County serves the communities of Iowa City, Coralville, North Liberty and all of Johnson County, although anyone is welcome to participate in organization and activities. NAMI Johnson County (NAMIJC) is an organization where people can meet and learn from each other. Educational programs and classes provide information about illnesses, symptoms, and treatment options, with available services for those living with a mental illness as well as colleagues and families. NAMIJC advocates for access to services, treatment, support and research and is steadfast in its commitment to raising awareness and building a community of hope for all those in need.