The 5 Best-Rated Drug Rehab Centers in Iowa

There are 175 rehabs in Iowa that treat alcoholism and drug addiction. Only 5 of these rehabs met our rigorous editorial standards for high-quality treatment.


  • Orchard Place, Forest Ridge Youth Services, Rosecrance Jackson, Broadlawns Medical Center, and UCS.  (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 substance abuse in an inpatient setting.

Best-Rated Drug Rehab Centers

Orchard Place

Orchard Place in Iowa

515-285-6781   |    Visit Website

925 SW Porter Avenue, Des Moines, Iowa 50315

Orchard Place is a mental health-primary treatment center for children and teens that also treats dual diagnosis substance abuse. Treatment at Orchard Place includes individual, group, and family therapy, education services, assessments, and evaluation services, tutoring and mentoring, recreational therapy, and dietary consultation. There are a variety of options offered to each individual client based on their needs and specific addiction or mental health condition.

Levels of Care: Residential Treatment, PHP, IOP


Online Reviews: B
Accreditations: Joint Commission
Editorial Note: This center provides substance abuse treatment for children, teens, and young adults up to the age of 21.

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Forest Ridge Youth Services

Forest Ridge Youth Services in Iowa

712-362-5608   |    Visit Website

200 6th Street, Gruver, Iowa 51334

Treatments offered through Forest Ridge for girls include individual and group sessions, healthy decision-making classes, CBT, DBT, and lifespan integration. Each treatment option is determined based on what each client needs.

Levels of Care: Inpatient, PHP, IOP


Online Reviews: B
Accreditations: Joint Commission
Editorial Note: This program is for girls ages 13-17.

Rosecrance Jackson

Rosecrance Jackson in Iowa

866-330-8729   |    Visit Website

3500 W. 4th Street, Sioux City, Iowa 51103

Treatment at Rosecrance Jackson in Iowa offers individual, group, and family therapy, medication management, relapse prevention, and gender-specific therapy. Plans are designed to meet the specific needs of each client and are modified as those needs change.

Levels of Care: Inpatient Detox, Inpatient Treatment, PHP, IOP


Online Reviews: C
Accreditations: Joint Commission
Editorial Note: Rosecrance Jackson has multiple facilities around Iowa that can provide different levels of care.

Broadlawns Medical Center

Broadlawns Medical Center in Iowa

515-282-2200   |    Visit Website

1801 Hickman Road, Des Moines, Iowa 50314

Broadlawns offers clients a combination of individual, group, and family therapy, anger management, art therapy, EMDR, grief counseling, self-esteem workshops, trauma-sensitive yoga, and wise mind groups. They also offer medication management and electroconvulsive therapy.

Levels of Care: Inpatient Treatment, PHP, IOP, Sober Living


Online Reviews: C
Accreditations: Joint Commission

UCS Healthcare

UCS Healthcare in Des Moines, IA

515-280-3860  |    Visit Website

1300 Woodland Avenue, West Des Moines, Iowa 50265

Outpatient treatment services will mostly be made up of individual therapy and a variety of different group sessions. Clients may also be offered relapse prevention, education services, cognitive restructuring and lifestyle changes, family support, peer activities, medication management, and peer recovery coaching.

Levels of Care: OP, IOP


Online Reviews: B
Accreditations: CARF

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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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