A 12 Step Program Can Help Indianola IA

A 12 step program is intended, first, to recognize the problem, and then take a series of actions that will help you change your behavior. You want to make the change so that it becomes a deep part of you. Each step suggests the next, and will help you on your road to substance addiction recovery.

Orchard Place Child Guidence Center
(515) 697-5700
620 8th Street
Des Moines, IA
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients

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Great River Medical Center
(319) 768-3725
1221 South Gear Avenue
West Burlington, IA
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with HIV/AIDS, Gays and Lesbians, Seniors/older adults, Pregnant/postpartum women, Women, Men, DUI/DWI offenders

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Jackson Recovery Centers Inc
(712) 258-4578
3200 West 4th Street
Sioux City, IA
Hotline
(712) 234-2300
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days), Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Pregnant/postpartum women, Women, Residential beds for clients' children

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Alcohol and Drug Dependency Servs of
(319) 523-8436
304 Highway 61 North
Wapello, IA
Hotline
(319) 523-8436
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, DUI/DWI offenders

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Southern Iowa Economic Development
(641) 682-8741
226 West Main Street
Ottumwa, IA
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, DUI/DWI offenders

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United Community Services
(515) 280-3860
401 SW 8th Street
Des Moines, IA
Hotline
(515) 280-3860
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Methadone Maintenance
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Gays and Lesbians, Pregnant/postpartum women, Women, Criminal justice clients

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Northeast Iowa Mental Health Center
(563) 382-3649
905 Montgomery Street
Decorah, IA
Hotline
(563) 382-3649
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Women, DUI/DWI offenders
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Vista Counseling Center North Campus
(712) 732-2872
1305 West Milwaukee Street
Storm Lake, IA
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents

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University of IA Hospitals and Clinics
(319) 384-8765
200 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, IA
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

Data Provided by:
United Community Services
(515) 280-3860
401 SW 8th Street
Des Moines, IA
Hotline
(515) 280-3860
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Methadone Maintenance
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Gays and Lesbians, Pregnant/postpartum women, Women, Criminal justice clients

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A 12 Step Program Can Help

Are you facing an addiction? I know it’s often hard to try to get the help you need to overcome your problems, but consider a good 12 step program. Yes, there’s been a lot of information out there about 12 step programs, but we often dismiss how powerful they can be.

A 12 step program is intended, first, to recognize the problem, and then take a series of actions that will help you change your behavior. You want to make the change so that it becomes a deep part of you. Each step suggests the next, and will help you on your road to substance addiction recovery.

First it is necessary to admit that you cannot control your alcoholism addiction . Sometimes this is called “giving up” or “letting go”, so you can turn you addiction over to a Higher Power for strength. Once you turn the problem over to the Higher Power, you’re free to take a moral inventory and admit to yourself what’s going on and how it needs to be changed. Often you’ll want the help of a sponsor. But that’s not all.

In a 12 Step Program, You Need to Make Amends

After you’ve let go and accepted your issues, you’ll need to do your best to address the wrongs you’ve committed in the grips of your addiction – making amends if you can. Afterwards, you’ll be more committed to live with your new code of behavior and abstaining from the substance that has had you in its grip. As you do this, you’ll find the strength for the final step. You will be able to help others, perhaps being a sponsor yourself so that you can h...

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