Altoona, IA., Hospital E.R. drug related admissions for last year:
Cocaine:8
Heroin:13
Meth:3
Ecstasy:3
OxyContin:10
Percocet:10
Vicodin:6
Xanax:14
Lortab:10
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Altoona, Iowa - Alcohol and Drug Rehab Centers

  • Iowa Lutheran Hospital

    Type of Rehab:

    Hospital Inpatient

    Outpatient

    Additional Services Offered:
    Addiction Treatment Programs

    Accepted Payment Types:
    Self Payment
    Medicaid
    Medicare
    Private Health Insurance
    Military Insurance (E.G., Va, Tricare)

    700 East University Avenue Des Moines, IA. 50316

    515-263-5230
  • Youth Emergency Services and Shelter

    Primary Treatment Type:
    Substance Abuse Treatment Services
    Type of Rehab:

    Outpatient

    Additional Services Offered:
    Addiction Treatment Programs

    Specialty Programs:
    Adolescents

    Accepted Payment Types:
    Self Payment
    Medicaid
    Private Health Insurance
    Military Insurance (E.G., Va, Tricare)
    Sliding Fee Scale (Fee Is Based On Income And Other Factors)
    Payment Assistance (Check With Facility For Details)

    918 SE 11th Street Des Moines, IA. 50309

    515-282-9377
  • Urban Dreams

    Primary Treatment Type:
    Substance Abuse Treatment Services
    Type of Rehab:

    Outpatient

    Additional Services Offered:
    Addiction Treatment Programs

    Specialty Programs:
    Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders
    Gays And Lesbians
    Seniors/Older Adults
    Pregnant/Postpartum Women
    Women
    Men
    Dui/Dwi Offenders
    Criminal Justice Clients

    Accepted Payment Types:
    Self Payment
    Medicaid
    Private Health Insurance

    1410 6th Avenue Des Moines, IA. 50314

    515-288-4742
  • Child Guidance Center

    Type of Rehab:

    Outpatient

    Additional Services Offered:
    Addiction Treatment Programs

    Accepted Payment Types:
    Self Payment
    Medicaid
    Private Health Insurance
    Military Insurance (E.G., Va, Tricare)
    Sliding Fee Scale (Fee Is Based On Income And Other Factors)
    Payment Assistance (Check With Facility For Details)

    Language Services:
    Asl Or Other Assistance For Hearing Impaired
    Spanish

    808 5th Avenue Des Moines, IA. 50309

    515-244-2267
  • Visiting Nurse Services of Iowa

    Type of Rehab:

    Outpatient

    Additional Services Offered:
    Addiction Treatment Programs

    Accepted Payment Types:
    Self Payment
    Medicaid
    State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid)
    Private Health Insurance
    Sliding Fee Scale (Fee Is Based On Income And Other Factors)

    Language Services:
    Asl Or Other Assistance For Hearing Impaired

    1111 9th Street Des Moines, IA. 50314

    515-558-6251
Drug Trends
US Drug Trends consistently strives to keep updated and accurate data on drug trends throughout the U.S. You can help us by taking our short poll below and submitting your answers at the bottom.
Do you currently use illegal drugs or alcohol?
No94%
Yes6%
Have you ever used illegal drugs or alcohol in the past?
No80%
Yes20%
Do you know someone in Altoona that uses marijuana?
No5%
Yes95%
Do you agree with the use of marijuana for medicinal purposes?
No30%
Yes70%
How old were you the first time you tried an illegal drug in Altoona, IA.?
Under 1810%
18-2542%
26-3516%
36-505%
50 Plus3%
I have never used illegal drugs24%
Do you believe cocaine is a common drug in Altoona, Iowa?
No39%
Yes61%
Do you feel that meth use is on the rise in Altoona?
No5%
Yes95%
Do you believe there are dangers associated with the use of ecstasy in Altoona?
No81%
Yes19%
Do you feel that prescription drug abuse is a growing problem in Altoona, IA.?
No9%
Yes91%
Do you think that drug or alcohol rehabilitation at a proper facility is the best way to handle a drug or alcohol addiction?
No21%
Yes79%
  • Drug and Alcohol Statistics in Altoona, Iowa
  • As of 2009, an estimated 12,008 people live in Altoona, Iowa. Alcohol and Drug addiction in Altoona, Iowa is an increasing problem.

    Alcohol Addiction in Altoona, Iowa

    Of the 12,008 individuals currently living in Altoona, Iowa, 5,404 don't drink alcohol and 3,122 say that they consume alcohol less than once a week. In Altoona, Iowa 8,526 individuals don't drink an unhealthy amount of alcohol. There are, however, 2,882 people in Altoona, Iowa that consume an amount of alcohol that would classify them as heavy drinkers.

    In order to recover from alcohol addiction it is essential that you get yourself or loved one into an alcohol recovery program. Every year, there are over 74K alcohol-related deaths that costs over $183 Billion annually.

    According to research on alcohol advertising, there is not a strong connection between ads for alcohol and alcohol consumption and abuse in Altoona, Iowa. That does not hold true for their effects on children. Research indicates that children that are exposed to alcohol-related advertisements in Altoona, Iowa are more prone to start drinking at a younger age and to look upon drinking alcohol as a positive thing. This also translates to a higher number of children in Altoona, Iowa who grow up to be alcohol drinkers.

    Drug Dependence Stats in Altoona, Iowa

    There are about 1,117 individuals in Altoona, Iowa that use illicit drugs of some type.

    A detailed accounting of this percentage is as follows:

    1. 176 individuals drink alcohol and abuse some other drug in Altoona, Iowa
    2. 169 individuals use marijuana in Altoona, Iowa
    3. 142 individuals abuse or are dependent upon Heroin in Altoona, Iowa
    4. 99 individuals snort or smoke cocaine (crack) in Altoona, Iowa
    5. 86 individuals abuse stimulants in Altoona, Iowa
    6. 36 individuals abuse or use Opiates (except heroin), in Altoona, Iowa
    7. 34 individuals abuse cocaine (specifically powder, not crack) in Altoona, Iowa
    8. 2 individuals abuse or use tranquilizers in Altoona, Iowa
    9. 1 individuals in Altoona, Iowa abuse or use PCP
    10. 1 individuals are addicted to sedatives in Altoona, Iowa
    11. 1 individuals in Altoona, Iowa abuse hallucinogens (e.g. ecstasy or LSD)
    12. 1 individuals abuse Inhalants in Altoona, Iowa
    13. 4 individuals in Altoona, Iowa use other kinds of illicit drugs

    It is essential to find alcohol or drug recovery programs for the high volume of individuals in Altoona, Iowa abusing or addicted to alcohol and drugs, as this number is growing each year. We at UsDrugTrends.com offer information on the various kinds of alcohol and drug programs in Altoona, Iowa. If more information is needed, please take a moment and call to talk to a certified drug counselor for help finding a drug or alcohol recovery center. The call for help is toll-free and the service is free of charge.