The 10 Top-Rated Dual Diagnosis Treatment Centers in Iowa

There are 106 dual diagnosis treatment centers in Iowa. Our editors selected the 10 top facilities based on reviews, accreditations, and how effectively they treat addiction and co-occurring mental disorders.

IN THIS GUIDE

  • Choices Therapy, Pathways Behavioral Services, and 8 other treatment centers. (View All)
  • Each treatment center in our list has: (a) The Gold Seal of Approval from the Joint Commission for addiction services, (b) Composite online review score of 3/5 stars or better (our grading system explained), (c) Robust programs that effectively treat dual diagnosis disorders.

Top Dual Diagnosis Treatment Centers

YSS Family Counseling and Clinic

YSS Family Counseling and Clinic in Ames, Iowa

515-233-2250 |    Visit Website

125 South 3rd Street, Ames, Iowa 50010

Though YSS Family Counseling and Clinic offers a wide array of community services, their adolescent inpatient treatment program is designed to address co-occurring disorders for individuals between the ages of 12 and 17. Programs are evidence-based, individualized. and gender-specific. Treatment includes learning and developing life skills, medication management, multidimensional family therapy, holistic therapies that address the mental, physical, and spiritual aspects of healing, and educational services.

What They Treat: Dual diagnosis substance abuse and anxiety and depression.

Levels of Care: Residential

TRUST SIGNALS

Online Reviews: A
Accreditations: ​​​​CARF

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Choices Therapy Services

Choices Therapy Services in Des Moines, IA

515-279-0111  |    Visit Website

1011 North Jefferson Way, Suite 800, Indianola, Iowa 50125

Outpatient treatment through Choices Therapy Services mostly includes individual and group counseling, anger management, and continuing care after treatment. Clients will also work to develop skills and positive coping mechanisms such as communication, social skills, self-advocacy, and stress management. Evidence-based treatments that clients participate in are cognitive-behavioral therapy, motivational interviewing, and various educational services.

What They Treat: Dual diagnosis substance abuse and anxiety and depression. They also provide mental health-specific services.

Levels of Care: IOP, OP

TRUST SIGNALS

Online Reviews: A
Accreditations: Joint Commission
Editorial Comment: Choices Therapy Services has very few reviews and none were in the last year, so keep this in mind when looking for rehab services.

Sieda Behavioral Health and Treatment Services

Sieda Behavioral Health and Treatment Services in Bloomfield, Iowa

641-664-3251 |    Visit Website

203 South Madison, Bloomfield, Iowa 52537

Sieda Behavioral Health provides extremely comprehensive programs to their clients as well as educational services. Prevention services are a key aspect of their programs to ensure that relapse does not take place and that sobriety lasts long-term. As a non-profit organization and recovery center, Sieda Behavioral Health works to help the family unit as a whole and strengthen the community through these services. They work with kids, young adults, and adults.

What They Treat: Dual diagnosis substance abuse and anxiety and depression.

Levels of Care: Outpatient

TRUST SIGNALS

Online Reviews: A
Accreditations: CARF

University of Iowa

University of Iowa in Iowa City, Iowa

319-384-8765 |    Visit Website

200 Hawkins Drive, Iowa City, Iowa 52242

One of the major ways in which clients are treated for their substance use disorders and mental health disorders is through mindfulness intervention programs. Clients will participate in meditation, mindfulness, and education. The goal is to treat each person as a whole and ensure that they are treated physically, emotionally, and mentally rather than just the symptoms of their addiction.

What They Treat: Dual diagnosis substance abuse and eating disorders, anxiety, and depression.

Levels of Care: Outpatient

TRUST SIGNALS

Online Reviews: B
Accreditations: Joint Commission

Abbey Addiction Treatment Center

Abbey Addiction Treatment Center in Bettendorf, Iowa

563-355-4707 |    Visit Website

1401 Central Avenue, Bettendorf, Iowa 52722

Evidence-based treatment through Abbey Addiction involves a combination of individual therapy, group therapy, process groups, cognitive behavioral therapy, rational emotive behavioral therapy, trauma-informed care, motivational interviewing, gender-specific programs, 12-step facilitation. Continuing care is also a major component of treatment through Abbey Addiction, and clients will also participate in holistic treatments like yoga, meditation, music therapy, and art therapy to teach positive coping mechanisms and habits that can be used for long-term sobriety.

What They Treat: Dual diagnosis substance abuse and anxiety disorders, bipolar disorder, depression, trauma, PTSD, OCD, eating disorders, mood disorders, ADD, ADHD, and personality disorders.

Levels of Care: Outpatient

TRUST SIGNALS

Online Reviews: B
Accreditations: CARF

Pathways Behavioral Services

Pathways Behavioral Services in Waterloo, Iowa

319-235-6571 |    Visit Website

3362 University Avenue, Waterloo, Iowa 50701

Pathways Behavioral Services regards addiction and dependency as a disease, meaning that all clients are victims and can be treated. Treatment options include group and individual counseling, family therapy, education, and problem-solving. Groups focus on topics such as relationships, relapse prevention, anger management, and more. These services really depend on the specific client and their needs and recovery goals since no two individuals are the same. Clients also work with their treatment team to develop a plan for after the program ends.

What They Treat: Dual diagnosis substance abuse and anxiety and depression.

Levels of Care: Detoxification, IOP, OP, Residential Treatment, Sober Living

TRUST SIGNALS

Online Reviews: B
Accreditations: ​​​CARF
Editorial Comment: Though Pathways Behavioral Services has fewer than 10 reviews, they are very detailed and give insight into the programs and staff at this treatment facility.

Central Iowa Psychological Services

Central Iowa Psychological Services in Ames, Iowa

515-233-1122 |    Visit Website

223 South Walnut Avenue, Ames, Iowa 50010

Dual diagnosis mental health services at Central Iowa includes couples and family counseling, evaluations, medication assistance, education services, individual therapy, and group therapy. Clients work with their specific treatment team through 12-step programs and other therapy services, discussing topics such as relationships, communication, recovery skills, and relapse prevention. These treatment programs also include cognitive behavioral therapy, motivational interviewing, and acceptance, and commitment therapy.

What They Treat: Dual diagnosis substance abuse and anxiety, depression, mood disorders, ADD, ADHD, bipolar disorder, OCD, and PTSD.

Levels of Care: Intensive Outpatient Program

TRUST SIGNALS

Online Reviews: B
Accreditations: CARF

MercyOne Des Moines

MercyOne in Des Moines, Iowa

515-271-6075 |    Visit Website

1750 48th Street, Suite 2, Des Moines, Iowa 50310

Treatment programs through MercyOne are individualized according to the needs and goals of the individual. Plans include group meetings, coping skill development, stress management, problem-solving, self-esteem improvement, communication skills, medication management, and education. They are a full-service healthcare facility as well, though, so clients do have access to other medical services that may be needed.

What They Treat: Dual diagnosis substance abuse and depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, and ADHD.

Levels of Care: Inpatient, Outpatient, Partial Hospitalization, Detox

TRUST SIGNALS

Online Reviews: B
Accreditations: Joint Commission
Editorial Comment: MercyOne’s behavioral health facility has fewer than 10 reviews which is often the case with medical facilities since there are more than one specialties/facility locations. They are detailed for the most part, but none are from within the last year.

Area Substance Abuse Council

Area Substance Abuse Council in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

319-390-4611 |    Visit Website

3601 16th Avenue SW, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52404

Rehab programs through Area Substance Abuse Council are entirely self-paced, allowing clients to lead the way through their treatment in a way that is comfortable. Clients will participate in group therapy with their peers, individual counseling, and family therapies that give loved ones a chance to participate in this process as well. Clients will work individually and in groups to address topics like stress or anger management, relationships, and communication. Medication-assisted treatments may also be offered to individuals experiencing withdrawal symptoms. Area Substance Abuse Council also has various prevention and recovery services to help the community prevent drug use and help individuals who are recovering from addiction.

What They Treat: Dual diagnosis substance abuse and anxiety and depression.

Levels of Care: Outpatient, Residential

TRUST SIGNALS

Online Reviews: C
Accreditations: CARF

Substance Abuse Treatment Unit of Central Iowa

Substance Abuse Treatment Unit of Central Iowa in Des Moines, IA

641-752-5421  |    Visit Website

9 North 4th Avenue, Marshalltown, Iowa 50158

Substance Abuse Treatment Unit of Central Iowa offers various behavioral health services to clients within the community that may be struggling with addiction and other co-occurring disorders. There are several prevention services, DUI classes, and treatment options. Group therapy is one of the main methods of therapy through SATUCI, and clients will participate in groups that discuss early recovery, anxiety/depression, Choice and Change, recovery, relapse prevention, gender-specific, and online courses are also available. Clients will also participate in individual therapy, DBT, and skill development.

What They Treat: Dual diagnosis substance abuse and anxiety and depression.

Levels of Care: OP, IOP

TRUST SIGNALS

Online Reviews: C
Accreditations: CARF

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Our Grading System

We assign letter grades to each center based on their cumulative online review ratings:

  • A = 4.3 – 5 Stars
  • B = 3.5 – 4.2 Stars
  • C = 2.6 – 3.4 Stars
  • D = 2 – 2.5 Stars
  • F = > 2 Stars

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  • NEXT Distro – Iowa: A national overdose prevention organization, their website provides information about good samaritan laws in Iowa, information about naloxone, and resources for getting naloxone across the state.
  • Naloxone Iowa: A statewide overdose prevention organization, their website provides information about naloxone use and can help people find naloxone across Iowa.
  • Iowa Harm Reduction Coalition: A drug overdose prevention organization, this website provides information about harm reduction strategies and information about naloxone.
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