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

Reformed addict tells of his life as an alcoholic

It’s Been two years since a drop of alcohol last passed Neil Kimberlin’s lips. But despite his teetotal lifestyle the 58-year-old openly admits he is still is, and always will be, an alcoholic. At the height of his addiction Neil downed a whole litre of whisky every single day as well as drinking 14 pints….

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‘They saved my life’ from alcohol abuse

A few years ago, Susan Banoski didn’t care if she lived or died. A homemaker married to her husband for 30 years, Mrs. Banoski’s life was forever changed when he died four years ago. Distraught by her husband’s death, she went into a downward spiral. “I started using drugs and alcohol,” the 57-year-old said. Reeling….

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The Holidays: Challenges and Survival Guide for Sober Alcoholics

Why are the holidays difficult for sober alcoholics? The holidays can be a triggering and challenging time for sober alcoholics, particularly for those in early sobriety. But why? There are a variety of reasons and this time of year can prove to be emotionally charged even for non-alcoholics. The holidays can be bittersweet, in that….

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Heroin-assisted treatment safe and effective: study

A University of B.C. epidemiologist says there is now evidence to support a heroin-assisted addictions therapy clinic in Vancouver. The North American Opiate Medication Initiative, or NAOMI, study was a Vancouver and Montreal-based clinical trial assessing how patients respond to heroin, methadone and other opiate treatment. The three-year study treated 251 of the most chronically….

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