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MercyOne Des Moines First Step Recovery

MercyOne Des Moines First Step Recovery

Drug Rehab Center in Des Moines, Iowa

  • Substance Abuse
  • Opioid Addiction
  • Mental Health
  • Drug Addiction
  • Alcoholism

MercyOne Des Moines First Step Recovery is a JCAHO-accredited, comprehensive Drug Rehabilitation Facility that has been successfully providing treatment for substance abuse to those in the Des Moines area since 1988, offering a range of services from outpatient to more intensive inpatient care and accepting most major health insurance plans.

About This Des Moines, IA Facility

Located in Des Moines, Iowa, MercyOne Des Moines First Step Recovery is a reputable addiction treatment facility that was established in 1988. This facility specializes in providing comprehensive care for individuals struggling with opioid addiction, substance abuse, alcoholism, drug addiction, and mental health disorders. MercyOne Des Moines First Step Recovery is accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO), ensuring that it meets the highest standards of quality and safety. They offer a range of treatment programs, including aftercare support, drug rehab, dual-diagnosis treatment, intensive outpatient programs, outpatient programs, and partial-hospitalization levels of care.

MercyOne Des Moines First Step Recovery is dedicated to assisting individuals in their journey towards recovery. They offer a variety of services to address addiction and substance abuse issues, tailored to meet the specific needs of each patient. Some of the services provided include personalized counseling and therapy sessions, medication-assisted treatment, group therapy sessions, family support programs, and relapse prevention strategies. With a focus on holistic healing and comprehensive care, MercyOne Des Moines First Step Recovery aims to empower individuals to overcome their addiction and achieve lasting recovery.

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  • Children
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    JCAHO

    Conditions and Issues Treated

    Substance Abuse + Addiction Treatment

    Rehab centers exist in Des Moines, IA to help individuals bounce back from substance abuse, which is an umbrella term for drug and alcohol addiction. Drug addiction refers to the use of illegal drugs and improper use of prescription drugs. Centers like MercyOne Des Moines First Step Recovery provide individuals a chance to access individual and group therapy that can be monumental for recovery.

    Substance abuse includes all problems that stem out from using various psychoactive substances. It is also a diagnostic term used by Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV) to define the mental and physical impairment or distress caused by misuse and overuse of certain substances in a period of 12 months.

    Opioid + Opiate Addiction Treatment

    Opioid addiction involves addiction to legal or illegal opioids. It may happen very quickly with any opioid use. Sometimes within a matter of days. Opioid addiction is a known as a high-risk factor for future heroin addiction.

    Opioid withdrawal can be extremely uncomfortable and lead the user to continue to use even if they want to quit. Stopping using an opioid requires careful medical observation. Sometimes the withdrawal can persist for many weeks, which can put the user at a high risk for relapse.

    It is recommended to receive inpatient treatment and a medically supervised detox like those offered at MercyOne Des Moines First Step Recovery in Des Moines, IA, IA, to manage the withdrawal process while learning lasting tools to maintain recovery. In some circumstances medications can be used to manage opioid addiction.

    Dual-Diagnosis Treatment in Des Moines, IA

    Substance use disorder falls under two categories: Alcohol or Drug Abuse and Drug Dependence. An individual suffering from a substance use disorder and mental health disorders is said to have a co-occurring disorder or a dual disorder. Individuals in Des Moines, IA with substance use disorders and mental health problems are said to suffer from a ‘dual diagnosis’.

    The most frequently identified mental health issues found in individuals with substance use disorders include anxiety, depression, schizophrenia, and schizoaffective disorder.

    Addiction, ADHD, Alcohol Abuse, Anxiety, Bipolar Disorder, Chronic Pain, Coping Skills, Depression, Emotional Disturbance, Medication Management, Mental Health, Opioid Addiction, Pain management, Physical Therapy, Self Esteem, Sleep or Insomnia, Spirituality, Stress, Substance Abuse, Teen Violence, Trauma and PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder), Weight Loss, Women's Issues 

    Levels of Care Offered

    This center offers a variety of custom treatment tailored to individual recovery. Currently available are Aftercare Support, Drug Rehab, Dual-Diagnosis, Intensive Outpatient, Outpatient, Partial-Hospitalization, with additional therapies available as listed below.

    Des Moines, IA Intensive Outpatient (IOP)

    Intensive outpatient programs are an integral part of the continuum of care for people addicted to drugs and alcohol. Most intensive outpatient programs in Des Moines, IA comprise a 3-hour session three times a week. Usually, the intensity of these programs diminishes over time. These programs offer a range of services, including counselling, medical treatment, and monitoring alcohol and drug use. The programs are ideal for people who do not need treatment at an inpatient or residential facility and continue to need extended care and support.

    Outpatient Program

    Outpatient treatment is treatment that occurs when a patient is not checked into a rehab facility. The patient may show up for therapy sessions, go through detox and engage in other therapies to help them recover. However, they will do so while they live at home in Iowa.

    Outpatient therapy provided by MercyOne Des Moines First Step Recovery is usually recommended as a follow up to inpatient therapy. It helps patients adapt to their normal lives after treatment. In some cases, it can also be an alternative to inpatient treatment. People may choose this route if they are unable to leave their jobs, children or if they don’t have the money for inpatient treatment. However, inpatient treatment is the best way to recover from addiction.

    Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP)

    MercyOne Des Moines First Step Recovery‘s Partial Hospitalization Program is a midway point between inpatient and outpatient treatment. It is for people who are still struggling with addiction but don’t need round the clock care in Des Moines. Patients may spend anywhere from 18 to 30 hours a week in a treatment program, but they will sleep at home. The duration of the program can be anywhere from one to six months.

    Aftercare support involves the support given to a Des Moines, Iowa patient after they complete treatment. It helps them adjust to normal life. It may include setting them up in a halfway house and enrolling them in programs like Narcotics Anonymous (NA) and Alcoholics Anonymous (AA). MercyOne Des Moines First Step Recovery‘s patients may also be provided with career training to help them get back into the job force.

    MercyOne Des Moines First Step Recovery‘s Therapies & Programs

    Family Counseling + Treatment

    Family therapy is a set of therapeutic approaches that assumes that the entire family is a system. It utilizes the strengths and resources of the family to help the patient refrain from resorting to substance abuse. It helps to repair relationships and improve communication between family members.

    Group therapy happens at MercyOne Des Moines First Step Recovery in a controlled group environment, as opposed to a one-on-one setting. It supports Des Moines, IA patients’ recovery by offering a sense of comfort and letting them know that they are not alone. Through shared conversations, patients also learn to develop faith and understanding and gain insight on their addictions.

    Unresolved trauma is often a key reason why many patients resorted to substance abuse. Trauma therapy refers to treatment wherein specialist therapists help the patients to resolve the trauma that led the patients to substance abuse. The trauma could be physical abuse, sexual abuse, war, natural disasters, divorce, accident, loss of a loved one, etc. Thinking of these traumatic events causes emotional disturbances like anxiety, depression and results in addiction. If trauma is the primary cause of substance abuse, then both issues must be addressed. Otherwise, there is a risk of relapse. Trauma therapy also improves the cognitive functions and provides long term benefits.

    Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT) sees a person suffering from substance addiction to have illogical reasoning, counterproductive actions, and does not see things clearly. Due to this, REBT deals with cognition, images, and behavior extensively to rectify the client’s bad habits. REBT pushes an individual to become more reasonable and choose a life without the repercussions of addictions.

    Patients at MercyOne Des Moines First Step Recovery in Des Moines, IA learn how to self-soothe by conducting rational self-counseling. REBT provides their patients with the skill sets necessary in handling problems all by themselves, without seeking professional help. The process calls for practice, reiteration, and bolstering the new way of thinking being introduced to the patient.

    Alcoholics Anonymous is responsible for the development of the popular “12 Step Program” Most substance treatment centers in Des Moines, Iowa, like MercyOne Des Moines First Step Recovery, have their own 12 step program designed to help users achieve sobriety. The first three steps depend on the patient, so they are more specific and situational. The succeeding four steps center on practical issues brought on by substance abuse.

    Contingency management is a way to help motivate someone to remain substance free. It is a process of rewarding positive choices and good outcomes. As humans we are wired to recreate experiences that lead to positive feelings. Through this method incentives are used for completing positive steps towards a sober life. This may be a reward for attending meetings, remaining sober or for employment goals.

    12-Step Facilitation, Aftercare, Anger Management, Children / Adolescent Counseling, Cognitive Behavioral Treatment (CBT), Contingency management/motivational incentives, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Discharge Planning, Drug Rehab, Dual-Diagnosis, Family Therapy, Group Therapy, Health education services other than HIV/AIDS or hepatitis, Intensive Outpatient (IOP), Matrix Model, Outpatient Treatment (OP), Partial-Hospitalization (PHP), Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT), Residential Long Term (>30 Days), Substance Use Counseling, Trauma Therapy

    Payment Options Accepted

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    Additional Details

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    MercyOne Des Moines First Step Recovery Location and Directions
    Address Information1750 48th Street Suite 2
    Des Moines, Iowa 50314 Phone Number(515) 271-6075 Meta DetailsUpdated November 25, 2023
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    MercyOne Des Moines First Step Recovery Location and Directions
    Location

    1750 48th Street Suite 2 Ste 2
    Des Moines, IA 50314
    (515) 271-6075

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    Des Moines, Iowa Addiction Information

    Iowa ranks 2nd lowest in the nation for illicit drug use, but 12% of its residents are still using these drugs every single year. Methamphetamines account for more than 90% of all drug-related prison admissions in Iowa. Alcohol is the most widely abused substance in the state, with 23% of residents admitting to heavy drinking.

    In Des Moines, the number of drug-related deaths has increased in recent years. In 2013, there were 31 drug-related deaths, which is up from 26 in 2012 and 23 in 2011. The majority of these deaths were caused by heroin or prescription opioids. Some of the most commonly abused drugs include marijuana, cocaine, heroin, and prescription opioids. If you or someone you know is struggling with addiction, please reach out for help.

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