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Recovery

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 we want you to take heart in this fact – recovery can and does happen.

See the stories below for encouragement that recovery is possible.

 Recovery Stories

Read stories and submit your own story to inspire and help others.

STORIES

Thousands of Iowans, as well as millions of people across the country, are in recovery. Many started at a recovery-oriented behavioral healthcare provider or other local recovery support program.

Your Life Iowa can direct you to recovery-oriented behavioral healthcare providers, community support and other recovery resources that understand the value of recovery and the impact it has on friends, families and communities.

Recovery is possible. Your Life Iowa can help.

If you or a loved one is facing a problem with alcohol, you are not alone.

See if you’re at risk, learn the warning signs and find out how you or a loved one can get help.

 Recovery News and Information

Find news articles and information on supporting your recovery. 

NEWS

 Looking for Peer Support?

National, local and online mutual support groups are available.

FIND A GROUP

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.

Find a local provider

Would you like a treatment professional to contact you?

Fill out a simple contact form and a professional will reach out to you.

Submit your email

Recovery Month

Every September, SAMHSA sponsors a national Recovery Month to increase awareness and understanding of mental and substance use disorders, and celebrate the people who recover. 

CELEBRATE YOUR RECOVERY

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