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St. Luke's Chemical Dependency program offers a variety of treatment options for individuals suffering from chemical dependency and its effects. For more information, call (319) 363-4429.
St. Luke's Chemical Dependency Services
A professional chemical dependency counselor will complete a comprehensive evaluation to determine the extent of any substance abuse problem. The results will be discussed and treatment recommendations and referrals (if necessary) will be made.
St. Luke's intensive outpatient treatment is structured to use the 12-step philosophy of Alcoholics Anonymous. The program is designed for individuals who have abused a substance and experienced a negative consequence. The program helps individuals explore their association with substances and recognize the affect it has on their lives.
Treatment is provided by doctors, substance abuse counselors, family therapists, social workers, recreational therapists, nutritionists and spiritual care professionals. The group process focuses on communication and listening skills. Morning and evening programming times are available. The treatment schedule is three days per week for nine to ten weeks.
Intensive outpatient therapy includes:
- Group therapy
- Individual counseling
- Family awareness groups
- Spirituality groups
- Recreational therapy
- Nutritional counseling
- Introduction to 12-Step support groups
- Aftercare planning
- Extended outpatient treatment
This program is designed to help individuals who have completed treatment but are having a difficult time staying away from substances.