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The Bureau of Substance Abuse is part of the Division of Behavioral Health, in the Iowa Department of Public Health. The Bureau focuses on and provides oversight for all aspects related to substance abuse and problem gambling prevention and treatment services in Iowa, in addition to injury prevention programs.

The bureau actively works to address prevention and treatment needs by providing focus for training efforts, identifying and securing available grant funding, monitoring grant compliance, and regulating licensure for treatment programs. Specifically, the bureau is responsible for a variety of prevention and treatment grants, programs and services.


For more information on what's happening with prevention and treatment, please visit the following newsletter archives:

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DeAnn Decker, Bureau Chief

Lucas State Office Bldg

321 E. 12th Street

Des Moines, IA