Iona, Idaho Support & Treatment Addiction Resources

Just northeast of Lincoln, Iona is part of the Idaho Falls metropolitan statistical area. And though it may not be large, Iona actually has a serious problem with drug and alcohol addiction just like so many other communities across the state.

But unfortunately, many residents just don’t know where to turn to for help. And that means that many end up struggling with a substance abuse problem for much of their lives.

Thankfully, there are actually a variety of addiction resources within Iona, ID for residents to choose from. And this guide takes a look at some of the best in the area.

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Local Support Groups Near Iona, Idaho

One of the most important factors in a successful recovery plan is the presence of a strong social support network. Willpower and dedication, of course, factor in too. But for most people trying to get clean, a constant source of emotional and motivational support is going to be vital.

And some of the best places to find that support are in local support groups like AA, NA, and others. These groups are typically open to all, free to attend, and can be found in many different locations across the country and the world.

Iona, Idaho is no exception either. Below are some of the best local support groups in the area.

Probably one of the most well-known support groups for substance abuse, Alcoholics Anonymous was founded in 1935 and has since grown to have more than 2.1 million active members around the world.

This is where the 12-step approach of recovery was first developed. And in fact, this model of recovery has been so successful that even the National Institute on Drug Abuse endorses it as one of the eight evidence-based behavioral therapies.

There are quite a few meetings happening around Iona, ID too.

SUNDAY

Spiritual Breakfast Meeting
Sunday at 8:30 am
4.3 miles away
Dixie's Diner
2150 Channing Way
Idaho Falls

Grapevine Group
Sunday at 9:00 am
5.5 miles away
Serenity Hall
600 S Blvd
Idaho Falls

Grace and Mercy
Sunday at 2:00 pm
4.7 miles away
Villa Coffeehouse - Hitt Rd
3102 S 25th E
Idaho Falls

Reunion de AA en Espanol
Sunday at 5:00 pm
5.6 miles away
Holy Rosary Church Parish Center Building
145 9th St
Idaho Falls

Rexburg Upper Valley Group
Sunday at 5:00 pm
21.3 miles away
Upper Valley Friendship Club
359 S 5th W
Rexburg

Turning Point Group
Sunday at 7:00 pm
5.5 miles away
Serenity Hall
600 S Blvd
Idaho Falls

Si Podemus
Sunday at 8:00 pm
5.6 miles away
Holy Rosary Church Parish Center Building
145 9th St
Idaho Falls

Progressive Group
Sunday at 8:00 pm
5.5 miles away
Serenity Hall
600 S Blvd
Idaho Falls

MONDAY

Lunch Bunch AA
Monday at 11:30 am
6.1 miles away
Dennys Restaurant
950 Lindsay Blvd
Idaho Falls

New Hope and Inspiration Group
Monday at 7:30 pm
4 miles away
New Life Church
2170 12th St
Idaho Falls

AA Study Group (Big Book)
Monday at 8:00 pm
5.5 miles away
Serenity Hall
600 S Blvd
Idaho Falls

TUESDAY

Grapevine Group
Tuesday at 7:00 am
5.5 miles away
Serenity Hall
600 S Blvd
Idaho Falls

Coffee Break Group
Tuesday at 10:00 am
5.5 miles away
Serenity Hall
600 S Blvd
Idaho Falls

Happy Meals
Tuesday at 11:30 am
4.3 miles away
Dixie's Diner
2150 Channing Way
Idaho Falls

Just Stay
Tuesday at 5:30 pm
5.5 miles away
Serenity Hall
600 S Blvd
Idaho Falls

Rexburg Upper Valley Group-Big Book Study
Tuesday at 7:00 pm
21.3 miles away
Upper Valley Friendship Club
349 S 5th W
Rexburg

Hope Group
Tuesday at 7:30 pm
4.5 miles away
Center for Hope
1501 Northgate Mile
Idaho Falls

Rigby Group
Tuesday at 8:00 pm
10.6 miles away
Senior Citizen
391 Edmark Dr
Rigby

WEDNESDAY

Lunch Bunch Step Study Meeting
Wednesday at 11:30 am
6.1 miles away
Dennys Restaurant
950 Lindsay Blvd
Idaho Falls

Clean and Sober Group
Wednesday at 6:00 pm
5.5 miles away
Serenity Hall
600 S Blvd
Idaho Falls

Rexburg Upper Valley Group
Wednesday at 7:00 pm
21.3 miles away
Upper Valley Friendship Club
349 S 5th W
Rexburg

The Great News (Big Book Study)
Wednesday at 7:30 pm
5.7 miles away
Unitarian Fellowship Church - downstairs
555 E St
Idaho Falls

Ririe Group
Wednesday at 8:00 pm
10.7 miles away
Ririe Senior Citizen Center
325 Main St
Ririe

Veterans Recovery Group
Wednesday at 8:00 pm
5.5 miles away
Serenity Hall
600 S Blvd
Idaho Falls

THURSDAY

Grapevine Group
Thursday at 7:00 am
5.5 miles away
Serenity Hall
600 S Blvd
Idaho Falls

Coffee Break Group
Thursday at 10:00 am
5.5 miles away
Serenity Hall
600 S Blvd
Idaho Falls

Happy Meals Group
Thursday at 11:30 am
4.3 miles away
Dixie's Diner
2150 Channing Way
Idaho Falls

Just Stay
Thursday at 5:30 pm
5.5 miles away
Serenity Hall
600 S Blvd
Idaho Falls

Firth Group
Thursday at 8:00 pm
19.8 miles away
1st Tabernacle Assembly of God Church
235 W Center St
Firth

Progressive Group
Thursday at 8:00 pm
5.5 miles away
Serenity Hall
600 S Blvd
Idaho Falls

FRIDAY

Lunch Bunch AA
Friday at 11:30 am
6.1 miles away
Dennys Restaurant
950 Lindsay Blvd
Idaho Falls

Just Stay
Friday at 5:30 pm
5.5 miles away
Serenity Hall
600 S Blvd
Idaho Falls

Great News
Friday at 7:00 pm
4.6 miles away
Cornerstone Pentecostal Church
793 Cleveland St
Idaho Falls

Rexburg Upper Valley Group
Friday at 7:00 pm
21.3 miles away
Upper Valley Friendship Club
349 S 5th W
Rexburg

Westside Group
Friday at 8:00 pm
7 miles away
CrossPoint Community Church
1900 Grandview Dr
Idaho Falls

Lincoln Group
Friday at 8:00 pm
5.5 miles away
Serenity Hall
600 S Blvd
Idaho Falls

SATURDAY

The Sunlight of the Spirit Women
Saturday at 8:30 am
5.5 miles away
Serenity Hall
600 S Blvd
Idaho Falls

Coffee Break Group
Saturday at 10:00 am
5.5 miles away
Serenity Hall
600 S Blvd
Idaho Falls

Clean and Sober Group
Saturday at 6:00 pm
5.5 miles away
Serenity Hall
600 S Blvd
Idaho Falls

The Buzz
Saturday at 7:00 pm
5.8 miles away
Trinity United Methodist Church
237 N Water Ave
Idaho Falls

One of the first offshoots of AA that uses a similar 12-step approach, Narcotics Anonymous is also widespread and equally accessible. However, it addresses substance addictions of all kinds, not just alcoholism.

It’s worth mentioning that NA doesn’t just address abuse of narcotics either. People who struggle with addiction to prescription pills, cocaine, meth, and any other kind of drug are all welcome.

There are plenty of NA meetings nearby to choose from too.

SUNDAY

Serenity Hall
Sunday at 6:00 PM
600 South Boulevard
Idaho Falls, ID 83401
Map
Open

A-Frame
Sunday at 6:00 PM
790 Northeast Main Street
Blackfoot, ID 83221-1822
Map
Open

Rexburg Friendship Club
Sunday at 6:30 PM
359 South 5th West
Rexburg, ID 83440
Map
Open

Old Saint Joseph's School
Sunday at 7:00 PM
403 North Hayes Avenue
Pocatello, ID 83204
Map
Open

First Baptist Church
Sunday at 7:00 PM
90 West Kelly Avenue
Jackson Hole, WY 83001-8536
Map
Open

MONDAY

Friendship Club
Monday at 1:15 PM
745 South 1st Street
Pocatello, ID 83201
Map
Open

A-Frame
Monday at 7:00 PM
790 Northeast Main Street
Blackfoot, ID 83221-1822
Map
Open

Trinity Methodist Church
Monday at 8:00 PM
237 North Water Avenue
Idaho Falls, ID 83402-4003
Map
Open

Rexburg Friendship Club
Monday at 8:00 PM
359 South 5th West
Rexburg, ID 83440
Map
Open

Friendship Club
Monday at 8:00 PM
745 South 1st Street
Pocatello, ID 83201
Map
Open

TUESDAY

Friendship Club
Tuesday at 1:15 PM
745 South 1st Street
Pocatello, ID 83201
Map
Open

Central Christian Church
Tuesday at 7:00 PM
918 North 8th Ave
Pocatello, ID 83201-5719
Map
Open

First Baptist Church
Tuesday at 7:00 PM
90 West Kelly Avenue
Jackson Hole, WY 83001-8536
Map
Open

Friendship Club
Tuesday at 7:15 PM
745 South 1st Street
Pocatello, ID 83201
Map
Open

WEDNESDAY

Friendship Club
Wednesday at 1:15 PM
745 South 1st Street
Pocatello, ID 83201
Map
Open

72 South Shilling Avenue
Wednesday at 7:00 PM
72 S Shilling Ave
Blackfoot, ID 83221-2951
Map
Open

First Methodist Church
Wednesday at 7:00 PM
200 North 15th Avenue
Pocatello, ID 83201
Map
Open

THURSDAY

Friendship Club
Thursday at 1:15 PM
745 South 1st Street
Pocatello, ID 83201
Map
Open

A-Frame
Thursday at 7:00 PM
790 Northeast Main Street
Blackfoot, ID 83221-1822
Map
Open

First Methodist Church
Thursday at 7:30 PM
200 North 15th Avenue
Pocatello, ID 83201
Map
Open

FRIDAY

Friendship Club
Friday at 1:15 PM
745 South 1st Street
Pocatello, ID 83201
Map
Open

Trinity Methodist Church
Friday at 7:00 PM
237 North Water Avenue
Idaho Falls, ID 83402-4003
Map
Open

First Baptist Church
Friday at 7:00 PM
90 West Kelly Avenue
Jackson Hole, WY 83001-8536
Map
Open

Friendship Club
Friday at 8:00 PM
745 South 1st Street
Pocatello, ID 83201
Map
Open

A-Frame
Friday at 9:00 PM
790 Northeast Main Street
Blackfoot, ID 83221-1822
Map
Open

SATURDAY

Crown of Life Lutheran Church
Saturday at 6:00 PM
3856 East 300 North
Rigby, ID 83442-5422
Map
Open

Serenity Hall
Saturday at 7:00 PM
600 South Boulevard
Idaho Falls, ID 83401
Map
Open

72 South Shilling Avenue
Saturday at 7:00 PM
72 S Shilling Ave
Blackfoot, ID 83221-2951
Map
Open

Friendship Club
Saturday at 7:00 PM
745 South 1st Street
Pocatello, ID 83201
Map
Open

It isn’t just alcoholics themselves that are hurt by their drinking. And in fact, friends and family members of problem drinkers can all suffer serious problems as a result of their loved one’s alcoholism. But these individuals rarely get the help they need too.

Al-Anon is a 12-step program devoted to helping these individuals in particular. And with the guidance and support in these programs, members can finally get the help they need to stay safe, happy, and healthy.

Below are some of the closest Al-Anon meetings happening around Iona.

Monday Night Step Study AFG
Monday 7:30 PM
Bridge Church
2170 E 12th St, Idaho Falls, ID, 83404, USA
4.0 miles away
Student & Professional observers welcome
Handicap Access

Just For Today AFG
Friday 12:00 PM
Cornerstone Pentecostal Church
793 CLEVELAND ST, IDAHO FALLS, ID, 83401, USA
4.6 miles away
Student & Professional observers welcome
Handicap Access

Fresh Start AFG
Thursday 7:00 PM
St John's Lutheran Church
290 7th St, Idaho Falls, ID, 83401, USA
5.4 miles away

Wednesday Noon Munch Bunch AFG
Wednesday 12:00 PM
St Luke's Episcopal Church
270 N Placer Ave, Idaho Falls, ID, 83402, USA
Bring your own lunch
5.7 miles away

Westside AFG
Friday 8:00 PM
Church of Nazarene
1900 Grandview Dr, Idaho Falls, ID, 83402, USA
7.0 miles away

Not everyone is receptive to opening up in Al-Anon groups. And for young people in particular, sharing experiences with a group of strangers two or three times their age can be difficult.

Alateen is another 12-step group that tries to make the sharing process much more comfortable. Members in these groups are required to fall into a certain age range (usually around 10 to 20 years). And that can make members feel more at ease sharing their stories and learning from those of others.

There’s only one Alateen meeting nearby, but it's quite close to Iona.

High Five Alateen
Monday 7:30 PM
New Life Church
2170 12th St, Idaho Falls, ID, 83404, USA
Age range 9-18.
4.0 miles away

Similar to Al-Anon and AA, Narcotics Anonymous also has a friends and family group too. And it’s called Nar-Anon.

And just like with Al-Anon, members of this support group can get the support they need to cope with their loved one’s substance abuse and learn how best to help.

Unfortunately, there aren’t any Nar-Anon groups taking place within 100 miles of Iona. However, you can have a look at other meetings using their online meeting directory.

Children of alcoholics can often experience serious trauma while growing up. And this trauma can often lead to very real emotional and functional problems later in life.

Adult Children of Alcoholics (ACoA) is another 12-step group devoted to helping these people in particular. And for many, it’s been a vital source of healing.

There are quite a few ACoA meetings near Iona too.

IDAHO, Idaho Falls ( Bonneville) 
Sunday 05:00 pm
Sunday Night Meeting-Meeting every Sunday night now by invitation for newcomers.
703 John Adams Parkway, 83401
(English) Open to all, Discussion, Book Study, Fellowship Text, Steps, 

Idaho, Pocatello ( Bannock) 
Sunday 05:00 pm
Sunday Nite Acoa-This is in the Bannock Youth House. Use the north facing entrance. Go up the 1st flight of stairs, turn right, and walk into the room.
403 North Hayes, 83201
(English) , Discussion, Fellowship Text, Book Study, Steps, , Needs Support,
Non Smoking 

Wyoming, Jackson ( Teton) 
Monday 07:30 pm
Jackson ACA-Meeting is downstairs in First Baptist Church in the same room where Al-Anon meetings are held.
90 W Kelly Ave, 83001
(English) ACAs only (Closed), Book Study, Needs Support,

While 12-step groups are undoubtedly the most popular, that doesn’t mean that this model of recovery is the only one available. And SMART Recovery is one of the best 12-step alternatives available.

These groups teach members evidence-based strategies for sobriety that are based on the latest in addiction research. Groups are also non-spiritual in nature and are led by certified instructors rather than members themselves.

Below are just some of the closest SMART Recovery meetings to have a look at.

Idaho Falls, Idaho *Family & Friends* Tuesday 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
1501 Northgate Mile
83401 Idaho Falls Idaho
Meeting: #4403
Family and Friends Public

Idaho Falls, Idaho – Wednesday 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
530 East Anderson Street
83401 Idaho Falls Idaho
Meeting: #4335
Public Standard

Idaho Falls, Idaho – Friday 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
530 East Anderson Street
83401 Idaho Falls Idaho
Meeting: #4762
Public Standard

Idaho Falls, Idaho – Friday 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
530 East Anderson Street
83401 Idaho Falls Idaho
Meeting: #5065
Public Standard

Rigby, Idaho – Sunday 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
3856 East 300 North
83442 Rigby Idaho
Meeting: #4910
Public Standard

Not everyone will be able to make it into face-to-face meetings. Maybe their schedule is especially hectic, or they don't have any reliable transportation. And some just may not be comfortable talking about their addiction thanks to the numerous stigmas surrounding it.

Thankfully, there are other options. And online support groups are some of the best. These groups take place through email, real-time chat, or even video conferencing. It just depends on the group.

Below are some of the best places to get started.

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Professional Treatment for The Best Recovery Outcomes

While support is essential for recovery, the overwhelming majority of addicts just will need a higher level of care. And all the social support in the world might not be enough to stave off the powerful cravings involved.

That's where professional addiction treatment programs come in. These programs use evidence-based strategies and techniques to give recovering addicts the absolute best chances at long-term sobriety.

And without them, most recovering addicts will sadly relapse back into the cycle of addiction.

There are two main types of programs in particular: detoxification and rehabilitation.

Detoxification – This first stage of recovery is often the most physically intense. That’s because withdrawal, where the body readjusts to functioning without the drug, usually causes a range of incredibly uncomfortable side effects. And these side effects (a.k.a. withdrawals) can last for days or even weeks at a time.   

Some of the most common withdrawals include:

  • Headaches
  • Tremors
  • Paranoia
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea

They can actually be so bad that recovering addicts will often turn back to using again just to get some relief.

A professional program helps treat these symptoms to make detoxification far easier to bear. And on top of that, they also protect patients against serious complications, some of which can actually be deadly.

Rehabilitation – This stage comes after detox, and it's involved with the mental side of addiction. By using a combination of one-on-one counseling, group talk sessions, and behavioral therapies, these programs address the compulsive drug-seeking and self-destructive behaviors so common with addiction.

There are three main types of rehab programs too.

  • Inpatient Rehab – Typically about 30 days long, these programs offer the highest level of care. Patients are required to actually stay on the campus grounds throughout the program, thus allowing for a more controlled environment.  
  • Outpatient Rehabilitation – These programs are quite a bit more flexible. Treatment sessions occur in the evenings and on weekends, giving patients the freedom to spend their days and nights as they wish. They’re usually about 3 months long.
  • Intensive Outpatient Programs (IOPs) – These programs are about 3 months long too. And treatment sessions take place in the evenings, just like outpatient. However, these sessions tend to occur more frequently and usually last longer than a normal outpatient program.  

Unfortunately, there aren’t any addiction treatment centers within Iona itself. However, making the choice to travel outside of Iona can actually be one of the best recovery decisions you’ll ever make.

That’s because leaving home for treatment can open up the door to higher quality services, more experienced programs, and ultimately better success rates.

There are a few other benefits to travelling for treatment to consider. Below are some of the best.  

  • More advanced facilities and greater expertise in treating your specific type of addiction.
  • Better amenities to make recovery far more comfortable.
  • A new environment to help make it easier to adopt new life strategies.
  • More privacy and confidentiality.
  • A program that, due to its location, can make it less likely you’ll quit the program just because of a bad day.
  • A more solidified commitment to recovery.

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Residents in Iona, Idaho have plenty of addiction resources to choose from. And that means that no one here needs to suffer through addiction alone.

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