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Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Program
Learn more about Substance Use Disorder (SUD)
NOTE: The email and phone numbers provided for the SUD Programs are for information inquiries and are not continuously monitored.
VA Medical Centers without a specific SUD Program do offer SUD Treatment. Contact your local VA Medical Center and ask for the Mental Health clinic.
Many Vet Centers and VA Community Based Outpatient Clinics also offer SUD treatment.
If you need immediate assistance, contact 911 or 1-800-273-TALK/8255.
Veterans Crisis Line 1–800–273–8255 Press 1   Military Sexual Trauma (MST)
Iowa City VA Health Care System
601 Highway 6 West
Iowa City, IA 52246-2208
Phone: 319-338-0581
SUD Intensive Outpatient
Erin McCandless, Outpatient Substance Abuse Treatment Program:  (319) 688-3333
SUD Standard Outpatient
Erin McCandless, Outpatient Substance Abuse Treatment Program:  (319) 688-3333
VA Central Iowa Health Care System
3600 30th Street
Des Moines, IA 50310-5774
Phone: 515-699-5999 Or 515-699-5999
SUD 24-Hour Care (Residential)
Brian Wrightsman (DOM Chief):  (515) 699-5861
SUD Standard Outpatient
Laurie Raymond (SUD Continuum of Care Coordinator):  (515) 699-5861
VA Employees: To update contact information in the SUD Program Locator, contact