Alcoholics Anonymous Meetings Oskaloosa 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.

New Directions Recovery
(641) 672-3159
1229 Avenue East
Oskaloosa, IA
Hotline
(641) 672-3100
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Women, Men, DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients

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Mercy Turning Point Treatment Center
(563) 589-8000x8290
250 Mercy Drive
Dubuque, IA
Hotline
(563) 589-8280
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification
Types of Care
Hospital inpatient, Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents

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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

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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

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Northwest Iowa Alcoholism and
(712) 262-2952
1900 Grand Avenue North
Spencer, IA
Hotline
(712) 262-2952
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, DUI/DWI offenders
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Seven 12 House
(515) 233-5048
712 Burnett Street
Ames, IA
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Residential beds for clients' children
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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House of Mercy
(515) 643-6500
1409 Clark Street
Des Moines, IA
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), Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Women, Residential beds for clients' children

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New Opportunities Inc
(712) 662-7921
116 South State Street
Sac City, IA
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Community and Family Resources
(712) 297-7321
515 Court Street
Rockwell City, IA
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient

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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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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...

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