Iowa has about 125 drug and alcohol rehabilitation programs that provide recovery services to about 9,000 people per day. Roughly 10 percent of those people receiving treatment services in Iowa are enrolled in residential or inpatient programs. Although this is right around the national average, it is still very low considering the number of people who deserve that type of care.

If you’re looking for a treatment center for yourself or someone else in Iowa, we can help. Take a moment to browse through the facility listings by clicking on the cities below, then give us a call to speak with a rehabilitation consultant about your treatment options. We can help you find resources that cover the full continuum of care and that should work with your insurance.

Iowa Addiction Treatment Information

In a single-day count, 9,731 people in Iowa were enrolled in substance use treatment, which was a big jump from 7,892 people a few years earlier.

Iowa treatment enrollments

Among people in Iowa enrolled in a drug or alcohol rehab program in a single-day count, 24.6% were in treatment for drug use only, 27.2% were in treatment for alcohol use only, and 48.2% were in treatment for both drug and alcohol use/

Iowa rehab percentages

In Iowa, about 185,000 residents aged 12 or older per year were dependent on or abused alcohol within the year prior to being surveyed. About 42,000 people in the same age bracket had abused or were dependent on illicit drugs during the same time period. Neither one of these statistics have seen much change recently.

About 178,000 adults in Iowa aged 21 or older reported heavy alcohol use within the past month. Heavy alcohol use can be defined as having 15 or more drinks per week.

Among Iowa residents aged 12 or older with alcohol dependence or abuse, about 13,000 individuals received treatment for their alcohol use within the past year.

In a single-day count in 2013, 623 people in Iowa were receiving methadone as part of their substance use treatment, and 69 were receiving buprenorphine. Both of these numbers are generally considered pretty low, but heroin and other opiate addiction is rising in many parts of the country, including the Midwest and plains states.

Of the people in Iowa aged 12 or older with illicit drug dependence or abuse, about 5,000 received treatment for their illicit drug use within the year prior to being surveyed.

Iowa Drug Rehabs by City

Iowa Addiction Recovery Support

Iowa Region Phone: 800.897-6242
Freedom & Serenity Area (Cedar Rapids) Phone: 319.202-7727
Clean & Free Area (Waterloo) Phone: 319.291-8803
South West Iowa Area (Council Bluffs) Phone: 402.660-3662
South Central Area (Des Moines) Phone: 515.244-2277
Quad Cities Area (Davenport, Clinton) Phone: 563.328-5228
Heartland Area (Ames, Marshalltown, Toledo) Phone: 641.485-6272
North Central Iowa Area (Mason City) Phone: 641.512-5007
Siouxland Area (Sioux City) Phone: 712.279-0733

Iowa State Agency Resources

Iowa Dept of Public Health, Bureau of Substance Abuse
321 East 12th Street
Lucas State Office Building
Des Moines, IA 50319-0075
Phone Number: (866)-227-9878
Fax Number: (515)-281-4958