Residential Treatment for Pregnant & Postpartum Women (PPW)

Residential Treatment for Pregnant & Postpartum Women (PPW)

The Residential Treatment for Pregnant and Postpartum Women is a three year (09/30/2015-09/29/2018) grant awarded to the Iowa Department of Public Health Division of Behavioral Health (IDPH) by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (SAMHSA).

What is the purpose of the PPW grant?

The purpose of this program is to expand the availability of comprehensive, residential substance abuse treatment, prevention and recovery support services for pregnant and postpartum women and their minor children, including services for non-residential family members of both the women and children.

The Iowa Pregnant and Postpartum Women’s Residential Treatment (Iowa PPW) program is implemented at three established residential treatment programs in major cities in the state of Iowa:

Area Substance Abuse Council (Cedar Rapids)

Heartland (Council Bluffs)

Jackson Recovery (Sioux City)

Provider Resources

Additional Links & Resources

If you would like additional information about the PPW Iowa program contact Jennifer Robertson at jennifer.robertson@idph.iowa.gov or 515-725-1053.