Battling Addiction Indianola IA

To beat addiction, it must be attacked from all sides. Emotional and physical pain is a very real part of beating addiction, but they are necessary parts of the healing process. Addiction can be deadly, and it’s important for people to know that at a certain point, they cannot win their battles alone.

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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Pathways Behavioral Services Inc
(319) 232-5363
500 East 4th Street
Waterloo, IA
Hotline
(319) 235-6571
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Women, DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients
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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Mental Health Institute
(319) 385-7231
1200 East Washington Street
Mount Pleasant, IA
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders

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Ellsworth Municipal Hospital
(641) 648-6491
520 Talbott Street
Iowa Falls, IA
Hotline
(641) 648-6491
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification
Types of Care
Hospital inpatient, Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders

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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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Northwest Iowa Alcoholism and
(712) 262-2952
1201 South 2nd Avenue
Sheldon, IA
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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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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SIEDA Substance Abuse Services
(641) 872-2200
215 West State Street
Corydon, IA
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders

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Substance Abuse Treatment Unit of
(641) 648-4651
220 Oak Street
Iowa Falls, IA
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders

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Battling Addiction

Do you know how to define addiction? It is a disease. Addiction has the power to take over your body and mind, forcing you to be dependant on something. For many, a powerful addiction is dealing with the abuse of drugs and alcohol. There is a light at the end of the tunnel. Seeking treatment at a medical facility is one of the best options someone can make to beat an addiction. These treatment facilities keep the person away from the influence of drugs and alcohol while the body is allowed to detoxify itself. Riding the body of the very thing that is tearing it apart is the first step to gaining control.

Once the body is cleansed, the healing may begin. To beat addiction, it must be attacked from all sides. Emotional and physical pain is a very real part of beating addiction, but they are necessary parts of the healing process. Addiction can be deadly, and it’s important for people to know that at a certain point, they cannot win their battles alone. That is why we have programs and facilities in place to assist people who have decided to make a choice for recovery.

Addiction Doesn’t Have to Win

When you feel like you’re in your darkest hour, don’t give in to addiction. Look at your surroundings and think about what your addiction has cost you. Think about what could be yet to come. Don’t give in to the very thing that placed you in your dark situation. If you’re the friend or a loved one of someone who has a problem with drugs or alcohol, your support will be a valuable...

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