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The Dangers of Alcohol Abuse Cedar Rapids IA

Alcoholism is a disease. Those who are addicted crave drinking as much as they need food and air. There is no cure, but there is treatment . Those who seek treatment may still relapse, but their chance of being sober is much better than trying to stick it out alone. Alcohol abuse is very serious. Without treatment, it’s very unlikely that someone will defeat it on their own.

Cedar Valley Recovery Services
(319) 363-2678
120 3rd Avenue SW
Cedar Rapids, IA
Hotline
(319) 240-8911
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Methadone Maintenance, Methadone Detoxification
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders

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Area Substance Abuse Council
(319) 390-4611
3601 16th Avenue SW
Cedar Rapids, 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, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, German, Spanish

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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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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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First Step Mercy Recovery Center
(515) 271-6075
1818 48th Street
Des Moines, IA
Hotline
(515) 271-6111
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Hospital inpatient, Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, 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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Saint Lukes Hospital
(319) 363-4429
1030 5th Avenue SE
Cedar Rapids, IA
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient

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New Opportunities Inc
(641) 747-3354
411 State Street
Guthrie Center, 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
(515) 955-7614
1506 31st Avenue North
Fort Dodge, IA
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
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

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The Dangers of Alcohol Abuse

If you or someone you care about is dealing with the dangers of alcohol abuse , it is so important that you seek professional help immediately. Alcohol can be just as deadly as any street drug. It’s cheap and easy to get a hold of, and can quickly make the user incapacitated. When alcohol is the substance you abuse, you’re doing damage to your body that can be irreversible. Your liver is the biggest concern when someone is battling alcohol abuse. Diseases like cirrhosis of the liver are no joke and it can take your life. Seeking treatment to defeat alcohol addiction is essential to save lives.

Alcoholism is a disease. Those who are addicted crave drinking as much as they need food and air. There is no cure, but there is treatment . Those who seek treatment may still relapse, but their chance of being sober is much better than trying to stick it out alone. Alcohol abuse is very serious. Without treatment, it’s very unlikely that someone will defeat it on their own. That is why programs like Alcoholics Anonymous are in place, to assist people on their way to sobriety. If something more drastic is needed, then there are rehab clinics you can check into.

Alcohol Abuse is a Serious Disease

When someone says they have a problem with alcohol, so many people say “just stop drinking it.” These people do not understand the control the addiction has over the abuser. Alcohol abuse is just like any other addiction. It overtakes the person. They are no longer in control of their actio...

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