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Recovery is possible.

September is National Recovery Month. Recovery is possible, regardless of what your situation and past experiences. Your Life Iowa is here to help.

How to ask someone about thoughts of suicide

Talking about suicide can be scary. Your Life Iowa can help you have that conversation with a loved one to help keep them safe.

Opioid misuse prevention day - Aug. 31

We encourage you to learn about opioid addiction and how you can take steps to keep yourself and your loved ones safe.

Make smart decisions about alcohol consumption in college

Making high-risk choices about alcohol can negatively impact your health, academics, relationships and more.

Don’t ignore the danger of vaping

Know the dangers and risks associated with vaping so you can make informed choices.

Study drugs don't make college students smarter

Students who misuse prescription drugs are more likely to have worse academic performance.

Supporting students with YLI information on ID cards

It’s now easier for teens to know where to go when they have questions or concerns about alcohol, substance use, mental health and more.

Say Something About Suicide. Save a Life.

You might not know what to say to someone in your life who you think may be considering suicide. We get it. Talking about suicide can be hard. But it might be one of the most important conversations you ever have.

2023 Suicide Prevention Webinar Series

The Iowa Department of Health and Human Services (Iowa HHS) and Your Life Iowa are pleased to offer a free Suicide Prevention Webinar Series this summer. June 9th, June 21st, July 14th, and August 2nd. All are invited.


The 46th Iowa's Governor's Conference on Substance Use Prevention, Treatment and Recovery will be held virtually, April 25-27, 2023