Alcoholics Anonymous Meetings Indianola IA

There are two types of alcoholics anonymous meetings – the open meeting and the closed meeting. The open meetings will have speakers who will talk about how they drank, how AA helped them and people will share experiences. Family members and people interested in AA are welcome to attend open meetings.

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

Data Provided by:
Jackson Recovery Centers Inc
(712) 234-2300
800 5th Street
Sioux City, IA
Hotline
(712) 234-2300
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Women, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
Spanish

Data Provided by:
Woodlands Treatment Center
(319) 753-0700x603
4715 Sullivan Slough Road
Burlington, IA
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Residential beds for clients' children

Data Provided by:
Alcohol and Drug Dependency Servs of
(319) 524-4397
928 Main Street
Keokuk, IA
Hotline
(319) 524-4397
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, DUI/DWI offenders

Data Provided by:
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:
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

Data Provided by:
Community and Family Resources
(712) 335-4585
23 3rd Avenue NE
Pocahontas, IA
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Men

Data Provided by:
Jackson Recovery Centers Inc
(712) 258-5424
2309 Jackson Street
Sioux City, IA
Hotline
(712) 234-2300
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Halfway house
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Special Programs/Groups
Women, DUI/DWI offenders

Data Provided by:
Zion Recovery Services
(712) 542-3720
1800 North 16
Clarinda, IA
Hotline
(641) 337-5385
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Halfway house
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Special Programs/Groups
Men

Data Provided by:
Community and Family Resources
(515) 832-5432
509 Division Street
Webster City, IA
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders

Data Provided by:
Data Provided by:

Alcoholics Anonymous Meetings

So, you’ve decided you want to stop drinking and were thinking of going to a support group to get help. You’re in luck because alcoholics anonymous meetings can be found almost anywhere. Alcoholics Anonymous is an organization of people who want to share their experiences, lend strength and help the members and others recover from alcoholism. To be a member, all you have to do is want to stop drinking. You don’t even have to pay dues to go to alcoholics anonymous meetings. They pass the basket but payment is not required.

There are two types of alcoholics anonymous meetings – the open meeting and the closed meeting. The open meetings will have speakers who will talk about how they drank, how AA helped them and people will share experiences. Family members and people interested in AA are welcome to attend open meetings. Closed meetings are for alcoholics only. At these meetings members may talk about personal problems, issues they have with sobriety, and can get direct, personal help as they commit to staying sober day by day. Other members may talk about the problems they encountered and give strategies for how they overcame them.

You Have to Want to Attend Alcoholic Anonymous Meetings

Alcoholics Anonymous meetings are not for people who are being forced into any sort of sobriety. The organization is strictly for people who want to stop drinking. However, it does not claim to be a medical organization. Alcoholics Anonymous meetings are not for people who need medical h...

Click here to read the rest of this article from Sober Recovery