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Iowa Department of Health and Human Services

Bureau of Substance Abuse - Program Licensure and Regulation

Iowa HHS licenses and monitors approximately 120 substance use disorder and problem gambling treatment programs. Staff assist programs through the licensure process and help Iowans find the appropriate treatment, as well as respond to and resolve complaints received against substance use disorder and problem gambling treatment programs.

Substance Abuse and Problem Gambling Treatment Programs

For questions about the licensure process, licensure verifications, or to file a complaint contact:

  • Lori Hancock-Muck (515) 204-9766
  • Amanda McCurley (515) 218-0630


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