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.

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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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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Clearview Recovery Inc
(515) 994-3562
501 North Sherman Street
Prairie City, 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
Pregnant/postpartum women, Women, Residential beds for clients' children

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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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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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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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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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Covenant Medical Center Horizons
(319) 272-2650
2101 Kimball Avenue
Waterloo, IA
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification
Types of Care
Hospital inpatient, Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders

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Broadlawns Medical Center
(515) 282-6610
1801 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders

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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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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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