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Des Moines, Iowa Treatment Centers

Saint Gregorys Retreat Center 5875 Fleur Drive
Des Moines, IA 50321
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Iowa Lutheran Hospital Powell Chemical Dependency Center 700 East University Avenue
4th Floor
Des Moines, IA 50316
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Urban Dreams SAFE 1410 6th Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50314
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House of Mercy 1409 Clark Street
Des Moines, IA 50314
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Center for Behavioral Health Iowa Inc 1200 University Street
Suite 106
Des Moines, IA 50314
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Bridges of Iowa 1985 Northeast 51st Place
Des Moines, IA 50313
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MECCA Services 5525 Meredith Street
Suite C
Des Moines, IA 50311
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Bernie Lorenz Recovery Inc 4014 Kingman Boulevard
Des Moines, IA 50311
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Help Clinic 2812 Cottage Grove
Des Moines, IA 50311
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Treatment & Detox Guide

Homeless alcoholics can’t just quit

Managing alcohol addiction, including free drinks, has worked wonders — and shows why we must treat addictions equally Every day, in the shadow of Parliament Hill, 30 homeless alcoholics are fed, housed and served drinks, each hour on the hour, between early morning and evening. That this “managed alcohol” program run by Ottawa’s Inner City….

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Center will study effects of alcohol on brain

UNM was given $2.5 million this semester to start one of the nation’s first fetal alcohol research centers. The program is funded by a five-year grant from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. The New Mexico Alcohol Research Center will look at the effects of alcohol on the brain. Dr. Daniel Savage, who….

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Is Compulsive Shopping A Mental Disorder?

There is little doubt that compulsive shopping can cause severe impairment and distress, two key criteria for formal recognition as a mental disorder. But the rest remains up for grabs: Is compulsive shopping a biologically driven disease of the brain, a learned habit run amok, an addiction in its own right or a symptom of….

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Tide turns in favour of drug reform

One hundred years ago, the US convened the International Opium Conference. This meeting of 13 nations in Shanghai was the beginning of global drug prohibition. Prohibition slowly became one of the most universally applied policies in the world. But a century on, international support for this blanket drug policy is slowly but inexorably unravelling. In….

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