Recovery Center

ASAC’s Recovery Center provides 24-hour supervision and substance abuse treatment services to men and women 18 years of age and older. The Recovery Center does maintain a waiting list for services and in most cases the next admission will be given to the person who has been waiting the longest, however, priority will be given to intravenous drug users and those who may injure themselves or others as a results of their actions or neglect.


Services We Provide

Admission Criteria

To be admitted to primary residential, an American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) assessment is required. A candidate must have a chronic substance abuse problem that has significantly affected other areas of his or her life and a structured living environment is needed. Potential patients must also exhibit a willingness to participate in the treatment planning process and work toward established goals to change their life.

What to Bring

Clothing for a week or so, (including exercise clothing but no tank tops or muscle shirts), tennis shoes, swim suit, a 30+ day supply of prescription medications (must be in original bottle with physician orders on them), personal toiletry items, driver’s license or photo ID and a copy of your insurance, if applicable. You may also bring your own pillow (all other bedding provided), money for snack machines (less than $50), AA/NA reading materials, small personal items such as photos, laundry basket or bag.

You may NOT bring pets, knives, straight razors or other weapons, illegal drugs or alcohol, non-prescribed medications, cell phones or TV’s, food or beverages of any kind, electronic devices such as iPods, games, or laptops. ASAC is not responsible for lost or stolen items.

Family Involvement

The Recovery Center treatment programs incorporate weekly multi-family group sessions and Sunday visits. Family involvement in the treatment and recovery process has been a proven way to encourage and support a successful recovery.

Ongoing Support

Following the Recovery Center program patients may require additional support. ASAC offers a variety of continuing services including:

For More Information

Contact ASAC’s Recovery Center Director at (319) 390-4611 or email us at

Stories of Recovery

I stumbled in here a lost and confused boy.  And with confidence and pride I can say I’m walking out of here standing tall.  Maybe not certain what the future holds.  But with the tools you have equipped me with, and my faith in Christ, for the first time in my life, I’m excited for what the future holds. Read More!

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