Search Drug Rehabs in Iowa by County and City

Last updated: 21 December 2021


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

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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,, 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.


Marcel Gemme, DATS

Marcel Gemme, DATS


on December 21, 2021

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Marcel Gemme has been helping people struggling with addiction for over 19 years. He first started as an intake counselor for a drug rehabilitation center in 2000. During his 5 years as an intake counselor, he helped many addicts get the treatment they needed. He also dealt with the families and friends of those people; he saw first-hand how much strain addiction puts on a family and how it can tear relationships apart. With drug and alcohol problems constantly on the rise in the United States and Canada, he decided to use the Internet as a way to educate and help many more people in both those countries. This was 15 years ago. Since then, Marcel has built two of the largest websites in the U.S. and Canada which reach and help millions of people each year. He is an author and a leader in the field of drug and alcohol addiction. His main focus is threefold: education, prevention and rehabilitation. To this day, he still strives to be at the forefront of technology in order to help more and more people. He is a Licensed Drug and Alcohol Treatment Specialist graduate with Honours of Stratford Career Institute. Marcel has also received a certificate from Harvard for completing a course entitled The Opioid Crisis in America and a certificate from The University of Adelaide for completing a course entitled AddictionX: Managing Addiction: A Framework for Succesful Treatment.