Resources

Resources & Hotlines

Make It OK is a campaign for everyone, but we know that more specific help might be needed. Below are additional statewide resources that can help you or a loved one.  

Non-crisis resources and referrals

  • NAMI Iowa
    • Email: info@namiiowa.org
    • Phone: 515-254-0417 (Weekdays 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.)
  • Iowa Office of Consumer Affairs: confidential mental health and resource referrals and system navigation by peer and family support specialists and to report gaps in services.
    • Email: info@ocaiowa.org
    • Toll-free: 855-622-4692 (Weekdays 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.)
  • 211: for general assistance referrals
  • Iowa Compass: resources and services database and referral line for people with disabilities and complex health needs
    • Toll-free: 800-773-2001
    • For relay: 711
    • Text "Compass" to 85511
    • Click here to email Iowa Compass
    • Live Chat

  • Take the Pledge

    Pledge to stop mental illness stigma! By signing the Make It OK pledge, you're taking a stand against the mental illness stigma. Together, we can Make It OK.

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  • Register Your Organization

    The workplace is the most important environment to discuss mental health and illness, yet it is the last place we expect to hear about it. Become a Registered Make It OK Workplace today!

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  • Ambassador

    A Make It Ok Ambassador is someone who has a passion for reducing mental illness stigma in their community. An Ambassador does not need to be an expert on mental health but someone who enjoys connecting, engaging, educating and promoting mental health awareness.

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