A National Directory of Drug Treatment Centers and Alcohol Treatment Centers, Therapists and Specialists. A free, simple directory providing assistance and guidance for those seeking help regarding alcohol addiction, drug addiction, dependency and many other conditions that affect the mind, body and soul.
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Iowa Treatment Centers

Iowa AA Meetings

Iowa AA– a comprehensive list of AA meetings in the state of Iowa.

Southwest Iowa AA – For help overcoming alcoholism in Iowa.

Quad Cities AA – For complete listings of Alcoholics Anonymous meetings in the Quad City area.

Iowa City AA – Local Iowa City Alcoholics Anonymous meetings and groups.

Des Moines AA – Alcoholics Anonymous meetings in Des Moines and surrounding area.

Cedar Rapids Area AA – AA meetings for those suffering from alcohol addiction in Cedar Rapids.

Al-Anon Family Groups

Iowa Al-Anon / Alateen – a statewide list of Iowa Al-Anon and Alateen groups that provide supportive care and resources for the victims of alcoholism and alcohol addiction.

Mental Health Services

Iowa Mental Health First Aid – for local help in overcoming depression, anxiety and mental illness.

Northwest Iowa Behavioral Health – behavioral health services in the Northwest area.

Community Mental Health Center for Mid-Eastern Iowa – Mideast Iowa mental health services.

Mental Health Center of North Iowa – For referrals, treatment tools and help in North Iowa.

Anonymous Groups

Iowa Region of NA – comprehensive listings of Narcotics Anonymous meetings taking place in Iowa.

Cocaine Anonymous of Iowa – Cocaine Anonymous meetings in Iowa to help with cocaine addiction recovery.

Marijuana Anonymous Iowa – Support and guidance for those suffering from marijuana addiction.

Sex Addicts Anonymous Iowa – 12 step therapy and support group for those suffering from sex addiction.

MECCA Problem Gambling – Iowa resources for problem gamblers.

Iowa Helplines

AIDS Hotline – call (800) 445-2437

Suicide Prevention Lifeline – call 800-273-TALK

Iowa Domestic Violence Hotline – call 800-942-0333

Teen Live Hotline – call 800-443-8336

Treatment & Detox Guide

Program to Improve Opioid Dependance Treatment

Reckitt Benckiser Pharmaceuticals has launched Here to Help, an unique patient support program designed to improve outcomes for people in opioid dependence treatment with SUBOXONE (buprenorphine HCl/naloxone HCl dihydrate [2 mg/0.5 mg and 8 mg/2 mg]) C-III Sublingual Tablets. By focusing on coaching and education of patients and caregivers, Here to Help is designed to….

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Choice of Drug Czar Indicates Focus on Treatment, Not Jail

The White House said yesterday that it will push for treatment, rather than incarceration, of people arrested for drug-related crimes as it announced the nomination of Seattle Police Chief R. Gil Kerlikowske to oversee the nation’s effort to control illegal drugs. The choice of drug czar and the emphasis on alternative drug courts, announced by….

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Alcohol Treatment Centers: How Can They Help Me?

Are you wondering how alcohol treatment centers can really help you to overcome alcohol addiction? Maybe you have tried to quit drinking before and were able to do it for a while so you think, “I quit before so I could do it again if I REALLY wanted to.” Alcohol treatment centers can help you….

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Understanding the Disease Model of Addiction

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The disease model of addiction expresses that addiction is a brain disease. A brain disease which only gets worse as it progresses through various stages. The disease of addiction has no cure, but it can be treated. The answer to treatment is medical intervention (using medication-assisted treatment), abstinence (completely staying away from drugs) and sustained….

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Alcohol detox

Alcohol detox implies the removal of alcohol from the body of an alcoholic. The alcohol detox programs are known to be very effective when people sincerely want to get rid of the drinking habit. While discussing about alcohol detox, it is important to know the connection between alcohol withdrawal and alcohol detox. Withdrawal is result….

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