• First Step Mercy Recovery Center
  • First Step Mercy Recovery Center
    is an Alcohol Abuse Treatment Program located at 1750 48th Street Des Moines, IA. 50314 and can be contacted by calling 515-271-6075. First Step Mercy Recovery Center offers treatment services for Prescription Drug Abuse, Alcoholism and Illicit Drug Addiction

    Treatment Services Offered: Alcohol Addiction Treatment, Health Services, Outpatient Alcohol Treatment, Services for Young Adults, Dual Diagnosis
    Payment Options: Payment Assistance Through Medicaid, Medicare Assistance, Insurance - Private Pay, Insurance - Military, Self Pay

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  • According to recent studies by law enforcement in the United States, over 50% of physical attacks in American homes involved alcohol use.
  • Because alcohol is such a common, popular element in many activities, it can be hard to see when your drinking has crossed the line from moderate or social use to problem drinking.
  • Youth who drink alcohol are more likely to experience changes in brain development that may have life-long effects.
  • The use of birth control pills has been reported to slow down the rate at which alcohol is removed from the body; a woman who is on the pill can expect to feel intoxicated for a longer time than a woman that is not taking the pill.

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