Substance abuse and addiction affects many, many American families all across the nation. According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, roughly one out of every ten Americans is closely and intimately connected to an alcoholic or a drug addict. Roughly one out of four Americans actually knows someone on a person to person basis who is thusly addicted.
Iowa is an interesting state for addiction. On the one hand, the state suffers quite a bit in the urban areas with alcoholism and opiate addiction (mainly to opiate prescription pain relievers). In the many rural areas of Iowa, substance abuse manifests itself with meth abuse. In fact, Iowa is known for being one of the top states for American made crystal meth. These are issues that need to be addressed
Drug Addiction Treatments in Iowa by City
Drug Addiction Treatments in Iowa by County
Parents Fighting Drug and Alcohol Addiction with Rehabilitation
Parents and other family members of drug and alcohol addicts utilize inpatient, residential, drug and alcohol addiction rehabilitation centers to get the best chance that their addicted family member has at winning the battle against addiction. Some of the inpatient rehab options that Iowa has are:
- The Center for Behavioral Health Iowa Inc. is Des Moines’s largest inpatient rehab center.
- Covenant Medical Center Horizons Family Centered Recovery Program is a great addiction program in Waterloo because it not only focuses on both chemical dependence and mental addiction, but it also helps address the familial aspect of addiction.
- Community and Family Resources is a good, family-based rehab center in Fort Dodge.
(The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, www.niaaa.nih.gov, is a resource for all things addiction, especially regarding alcohol.)
List of Drug & Alcohol Addiction Services in Iowa
Below, you will find a list of the different substance abuse treatment available in the state of Iowa. The list may be incomplete, so if you cannot find what you are looking for, please do not hesitate to contact one of our treatment specialists now at 1-800-304-2219.