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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

Study says parents shouldn’t drink with their teens

It’s not uncommon for parents to serve their teenagers alcohol as a way to teach responsible drinking habits. While attending Los Gatos high school in the South Bay, I experienced this first hand, going to many keg parties where a parent was filling the plastic cups with Coors Light. Usually, the parents felt it was….

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Choosing the Best Treatment Centers for Substance Abuse

Many factors should be considered before choosing a center for substance abuse treatment. Cost isn’t the only important factor, location and level of care also matter. The best treatment centers for substance abuse will vary from one patient to the next based on individual needs. When you decide to seek help, for yourself or a….

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Exercise ‘does not compensate’ for drinking too much

Sweating off alcohol does not work even though some believe exercise helps you get over a hangover, ministers have said. Research published by the Department of Health suggests more than 3.8 million adults in England try to exercise to clear a hangover. A survey by YouGov found that one in five people admit to playing….

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How Inpatient Alcohol Treatment Centers Treat Alcoholism

Inpatient Alcohol Treatment Programs

In 2006, excess alcohol use accounted for an estimated 80,000 deaths making alcoholism the third leading lifestyle-related cause of death in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. For each of these deaths, researchers estimate an average of 30 years of potential life lost per death due to excess alcohol….

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Adverse Consequences of Binge Drinking

In the United States, a standard drink is one that contains about one-half an ounce of pure alcohol. Generally, this amount of pure alcohol is found in 12 ounces of regular beer, 10 ounces of wine cooler, 8 ounces of malt liquor, 5 ounces of wine or one-and-a-half ounces of 80-proof distilled spirits or liquor….

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