Resources for Mental Health and Addiction

This is a resource developed by the Polk County Mental Health Workgroup.

Alcohol Rehab Help is an informational web guide created for people struggling with alcohol use disorders (AUD) and co-occurring mental health disorders. Not only do we offer information on Alcohol Use Disorder, but we also have comprehensive information regarding treatment options.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

Professional Organizations: 

American Mental Health Counselors Association

This is a national organization representing licensed clinical mental health counselors and state chapters, with consistent standards of education, training, licensing, practice, advocacy and ethics.

Iowa Board of Behavioral Science

This board evaluates and grants licensure and establishes rules and regulations to ensure the integrity and competence of licensed professionals.

CPH & Associates

This is an AMHCA endorsed provider of Professional Liability Insurance to Mental Health Professionals

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)

Memory Care Information in Iowa:


Advocacy Resources

Iowa Legislative Resources:

          Find Your Iowa Legislator

          Committee Assignments and Agenda Pages 

          Legislative Document Research Page

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

States Government Website

          Legislative section of the US Government Website

Resources for College Students

A Student’s Guide to Looking After Your Mental Health at University

Strategies to Manage Stress and Sleep in College

Misc. Resources

Iowa’s Information and Referral Database for Health and Human Services

This is a service provided by the State of Iowa.

NHSC Loan Repayment Program for Licensed Professional Counselors

This program offers primary care medical, dental and mental and behavioral health providers the opportunity to have their student loans repaid for serving communities in need.