Ron Berg

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Access Center - Iowa City

Posted by Ron Berg on Dec 2, 2019 12:41:07 PM

At least 10 years ago several human service agencies began a discussion of how we would like mental health, substance abuse and crisis services to be provided.  We wanted people to be warmly welcomed, have a no wrong door policy, divert from jail and emergency departments, and realize improvement in their life situation.

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Topics: Addicton, Opioid, Crisis Management, Treatment, Detox, Detoxification

What To Look For In A Treatment Provider

Posted by Ron Berg on Dec 29, 2015 7:58:00 AM

There are several considerations one should evaluate when seeking addiction treatment for you or a loved one. Key among them is that each person has a unique background that may influence which resource is best.

Addictions can best be viewed as a chronic condition that is best treated with support systems available over the long term. In that regard, selecting an addiction treatment team is similar to selecting a primary care physician.

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Topics: Prelude, Recovery

National Recovery Month 2015

Posted by Ron Berg on Sep 21, 2015 10:53:00 AM

End The Silence.

National Recovery Month 2015

Two-thirds of American families have been touched by addiction.  Think about that.  It is a staggering statistic.  It means that a large majority of us have a family member, co-worker, neighbor, or friend who has struggled with substance abuse. 

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What are Co-Occurring Disorders (COD)?

Posted by Ron Berg on Jul 21, 2015 9:00:00 AM

Co-occurring disorder refers to instances when someone meets criteria for both a mental health diagnosis and a substance abuse diagnosis.  This is sometimes called a dual diagnosis.  It is estimated that between 20 and 50 percent of mental health patients also have a co-occurring substance use disorder.

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Topics: Behavior Management

We're Here to Help.

At Prelude, we work tirelessly to improve the lives of individuals, their families, and members of their communities.

From prevention to intensive residential care, Prelude offers a range of services to help you and your loved one lead a full, productive life.  Prelude Behavioral Services has been providing comprehensive services since 1969. We are committed to serving hard-to-reach and disenfranchised populations and to breaking down barriers that hinder access to behavioral health care for all Iowans.



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