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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

Binge drinking injures 500,000 annually

The habit of college students to over-indulge is no youthful prank, say health experts Universities and colleges are “missing the mark” in their fight against binge drinking on campus, which a new study says leads to 500,000 injuries in one year in the U.S. alone. The research suggests that blanket efforts, such as cutting down….

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Choosing the Right Alcohol Treatment Center

Many different factors must be taken into consideration when choosing the right alcohol treatment center. Everyone has different needs and everyone deals with their addiction in a different manner. The longer an addict uses alcohol and the more intense the addiction is typically requires the alcohol treatment to be more intense. Alcohol treatment centers offer….

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The Genetics of Alcohol Abuse

DNA plays a role in the amount of alcohol you drink, researchers say. Among alcohol-dependent (AD) individuals, DNA variations in the brains serotonergic system influence drinking intensity. Specifically the serotonin transporter gene (SLC6A4) contributes to a persons inclination to drink. Researchers analyzed the associations between 275 AD patients seeking treatment and six variations of SLC6A4…..

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Radiotherapy for cancer treatment

Radiotherapy is also commonly known as radiation therapy, which is also used for cancer treatment. As the name suggests, radiotherapy involves the use of radiations, the ionizing radiations, for treating cancer. These ionizing radiations “injure or destroy” the affected cancerous cells, hampering their “growth” and “division”. It is likely, the normal cells also being damaged,….

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The Genetics of Alcoholism

Alcoholism Genetics

Alcohol consumption is probably as old as human civilization, and so is its abuse. The social and physiological ill effects of alcoholism are well known. What is less clear is why certain individuals are more predisposed to it. Alcohol addiction is a multifactorial phenomenon where personality traits, individual and social influences interact with neurobiology, creating….

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