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Rehabilitation for Drugs and Alcohol Indianola IA

An addict is like steeply sloping ground. If you put almost anything on it, it’s going to roll down. It might not roll immediately, but the slightest disruption and whatever you’ve put on there is going to come crashing down, just because that’s how gravity works with angles.

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
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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Mercy Medical Center
(319) 398-6226
5975 Rockwell Drive NE
Cedar Rapids, IA
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Criminal justice clients

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Northwest Iowa Alcoholism and
(712) 336-5281
710 Lake Street
Spirit Lake, IA
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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VA Central Iowa Healthcare System
(515) 699-5999
3600 30th Street
Des Moines, IA
Hotline
(515) 699-5999
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days), Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment

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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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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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SIEDA Substance Abuse Services
(641) 774-8279
115 South Main Street
Chariton, 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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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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Madison County Memorial Hospital
(515) 462-3105
1223 E Buchanan
Winterset, IA
Hotline
(515) 462-2373
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Hospital inpatient, Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients

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Rehabilitation for Drugs and Alcohol

The problem with drug alcohol rehabilitation is that you’re dealing with addicts. Addicts are not like normal people. You can compare them to the ground. If the ground is flat, nothing slides down it. You can rest pretty much anything on that flat surface, and the things’ behavior is inert. It just sits there, doing its job being flat ground.

An addict is like steeply sloping ground. If you put almost anything on it, it’s going to roll down. It might not roll immediately, but the slightest disruption and whatever you’ve put on there is going to come crashing down, just because that’s how gravity works with angles.

Successful Drug Alcohol Rehabilitation

The only action someone can take to keep from backsliding into oblivion (i.e. drug abuse, alcohol abuse and death) is to embrace drug alcohol rehabilitation wholeheartedly. Drug alcohol rehabilitation puts brakes on the entire self-destructive cyclic process of abuse. It’s not a magic bullet though; what it does is teach the addicted personality type how to handle living without drugs. It teaches the addict how to live without drugs; how to find and keep connected to a support community; even how to become part of that support community themselves, thereby helping the addict to save his or her own life.

Drug alcohol rehabilitation helps individuals overcome the complex medical challenges that face them; it helps individuals to overcome the physical addiction; the cognitive booby tra...

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