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Alcohol and Substance Abuse

Substance abuse comes in various forms including alcoholism, prescription addiction and the habitual use of cocaine, marijuana, methamphetamine, hallucinogens and other illegal mood-altering drugs.

Care You Can Count On

Since 1973 Central Iowa has come to depend upon the quality, confidential care given at Powell Chemical Dependency Center. Our dedicated staff of professionals continues to lead the field in providing substance abuse services to individuals and their families. 

One step, one day at a time, we help those who suffer from addiction by facilitating change so they can reclaim their lives. Because addiction is a treatable disease, our treatment program has helped countless individuals change their lives and the lives of those they love by becoming alcohol and drug-free.

Our Care Philosophy

Powell Chemical Dependency Center provides hope for the chemically dependent.  It is possible to live a life substance free. Treatment and recovery from alcohol and drug abuse can begin at Powell Chemical Dependency Center.

Since opening in 1973, Powell CDC has treated over 30,000 patients for alcoholism and addiction. Powell Chemical Dependency Center, located at Iowa Lutheran Hospital, in Des Moines, IA, is a safe and supportive setting where individuals can face their drug and alcohol abuse and learn to recover. 

We allow individuals to work with their families and significant others to rebuild their lives and the lives of others affected by the uncertainty, pain, loss, helplessness and fear created by drug abuse.  Powell CDC provides the highest quality drug and alcohol addiction treatment services in central Iowa.

Our dedicated staff of professionals continues to lead the field in providing alcohol and drug addiction services to individuals and their family members.  Our highly trained staff includes certified addiction counselors, masters and doctoral level clinicians, advanced addiction counselors and thoroughly qualified nurses and technicians.  From our counselors to our award-winning medical director, the professional staff of Powell CDC is specially trained, capable, and ready to help. 

What to Expect from Powell

Our purpose at Powell Chemical Dependency Center involves several important individual and community goals: 

  • Provide the highest quality alcohol and drug addiction treatment in central Iowa
  • Teach the basic skills needed for recovery
  • Connect people with the best social supports needed to remain sober
  • Treat the whole person: body, mind and spirit
  • Provide individualized treatment planning for every patient based on his or her own unique needs
  • Contribute positively to the Des Moines area and the treatment and recovery community of central Iowa

Call us at (515) 263-2424 to set up an appointment or to ask questions about Powell CDC's treatment. We're here for you.