Are you or a loved one facing a problem with alcohol?
You are not alone. Problem drinking affects persons from all different backgrounds, regardless of religion, race, education or income. Almost 20% of Iowans have admitted to binge drinking in the last month. Getting help is one of the best things for your relationships, work or school and all other aspects of your life. That’s why it’s so important to recognize the warning signs of problem alcohol use.
If you think you or a loved one may have a problem with alcohol use, reach out to Your Life Iowa for free, confidential support. We will listen, provide information, connect you to an experienced counselor or simply be a shoulder to lean on.
- Memory loss or blackouts from drinking
- Accidents or injuries while drinking
- Drinking even though there are physical conditions that can be worsened by drinking
- Alcohol use interferes with work, school or other activities
Learn more about alcohol and how to support your health and wellness
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Support for family and friends.
With Your Life Iowa, you and your loved ones are never alone. Whether you want more information about how to help someone, would like to connect to a treatment professional or just want to talk to someone who cares, we’re here for you.
Want to find help on your own?
Your Life Iowa is always here to help you find resources near you. However, we understand that sometimes you’d like to look for help on your own. Our map will let you do just that.
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