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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

'A culture of intoxication'

Nova Scotia still has a drinking problem. People in the province still drive drunk, still go on benders at bars, still drink underage and some drink while pregnant. To combat this, last August the provincial Department of Health Promotion and Protection launched a strategy called Changing the Culture of Alcohol Use in Nova Scotia. Almost….

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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 and nicotine — an addictive link

Before you take your next drink or smoke that cigarette, consider this: alcohol and tobacco are among the top causes of preventable deaths in the United States. It’s not surprising that these substances are often used together. In fact, the results of the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism’s 2001-2002 National Epidemiologic Survey on….

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Binge drinking: A Victorian legacy

Binge drinking, violence, contentious parades – all modern day problems, but in Northern Ireland it seems their roots stretch back more than 100 years. In Victorian Ireland alcohol abuse and binge drinking were rife, thanks to the introduction of “ether drinking”. “Ether was the alcopop of the 1880s and its use became endemic in Londonderry….

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