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

Finding Help for Prescription Drug Abuse

dangers of prescription drugs

Prescription drug abuse is no longer a problem that only a certain generation or age group faces; rather it has become an epidemic, touching people of all walks of life. Many of the commonly abused prescription drugs are those that are prescribed for many health issues as well as recovery from those issues. Prescription drug abuse….

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The worst recipe for violence … just mix alcohol and Valium

Mixing Valium and alcohol is the most potent mix for committing violent offences, according to new research commissioned by the Scottish Prison Service. A study of 16 and 17-year-old boys at Polmont Young Offenders Institution found that many of them had committed their offences because they had taken diazepam and alcohol together. They said it….

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Inpatient Addiction Treatment Offers New Hope to Struggling Addicts

Inpatient Addiction Treatment Program

Those suffering from addiction to drugs or alcohol have often failed the recovery process on more than one occasion before they land in an inpatient addiction treatment center. In fact, many have even failed treatment at an inpatient program multiple times before the treatment actually works for them and recovery is found. Inpatient addiction treatment….

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Warning over early exposure to alcohol

Giving children alcohol at an early age increases their risk of becoming drink-dependent at a later stage in life, according to new research. The claim challenges the long-held notion that introducing children to alcohol in small measures over time may prevent teenage binge drinking. The new study, by the US National Institute on Alcohol Abuse….

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Youth Risky Behavior Survey results ‘alarming’

binge drinking problem

Drug and Alcohol Taskforce members presented the Youth Risk Behavior Survey to the Gilford School Board Monday night and said they found certain trends and statistics to be alarming. Gilford selectmen were also invited to sit in on the presentation, along with the town administrator and Gilford police officers. High school nurse and taskforce member….

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