Iowa Substance Abuse & Drug Addiction Hotlines

Iowa Addiction Hotlines

America has a severe addiction problem, and Iowa is no exception. Substance abuse is among the top health concerns in the state. This year, 9.31% of residents reported illicit drug use sometime during the last month, per the CDC. A total of 475 residents died from overdoses in 2021 alone. Data is not yet available for last year.

Unfortunately, addiction has a grip not just on Iowa, but on all of America. Fortunately, there is help. Below are three completely free resources for substance abuse available to residents of the Hawkeye State. Addiction is a disease, and the cure begins with helping yourself. We aim to be part of that help.

Iowa National Rehab Hotline

Available 24/7, the Iowa Addiction Hotline is free and anonymous for any resident to receive assistance with addiction. Call 866-210-1303 anytime to be connected with a specialist who will listen and help in any way possible. The website also offers links to helpful resources and much more. Call now. Help is standing by.

Your Life Iowa

Sponsored by the Iowa Department of Public Health, the goal of Your Life Iowa is to provide help and services to those in need of assistance with any mental health issue. This includes but isn’t limited to substance abuse, mental health issues, or gambling issues. Call 855-581-8111 or text 855-895-8398 to get started. Furthermore, you can visit the website for more info, more resources, and even a live online chat feature.


The National Alliance for Mental Illness (NAMI) has Iowa-based resource centers, and state residents can call 800-273-8255 to reach the alcoholism helpline. Or call 800-950-6264 for the general NAMI information line. Click here to reach the website.