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Domestic Violence Awareness Month – You’re Not Alone

Substance use and mental health concerns impact many areas of daily life, including individuals’ risk of experiencing domestic violence in an intimate partner relationship. If you or a loved one are experiencing domestic violence or have concerns about substance use or mental health, Your Life Iowa is here to support you.

The Dangers of Fentanyl

Think of a package of sugar. The kind you’d put in your morning coffee at your favorite Iowa coffee shop. That package contains 4,000 milligrams of sugar. It takes just two milligrams of Fentanyl to kill you or your loved ones.

Suicide Prevention Campaign

After the last two years of pandemic living, many people are realizing that stress, isolation, and uncertainty have taken a toll on their well-being. To help raise awareness, the state is launching a suicide prevention messaging campaign targeting Iowa youth as well as adults who are influential in their lives.

Suicide Prevention Webinar Series

In response to growing concerns about mental health and Suicide, the Iowa Department of Public Health and Your Life Iowa are offering four free webinars focused on suicide prevention education.

For the truly rotten days

“I’m so stressed out. I think it’s all going to fall apart.” That was the first thing Jane said when the counselor answered Your Life Iowa’s hotline.

Don’t Get Faked Out: 3 Things to Know about Fake Prescription Drugs

For the safety of you and your loved ones, it’s important to be aware of the difference between a real and fake prescription drug, and how to find a trusted provider.

Recovery is possible

When you’re struggling with an alcohol, drug, gambling or mental health problem, it can feel like getting your life back is impossible. But recovery can and does happen.

Dangers of Taking Someone Else's Prescription Drugs

Would you share your contact lenses or dentures with someone else? Of course not! They are custom-made for you, and you're one of a kind. The same holds true for your prescription drugs.

How to get help, decoded - Withdrawal Management

It’s time. You know it’s time. You’re ready to embrace getting help for your substance use, but you have no idea where to start.

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

The Iowa Departments of Public Health and Human Services are urging Iowans to prioritize their mental health. You can start by reaching out to Your Life Iowa.