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MercyOne Des Moines First Step Recovery – Des Moines

Address: 1750 48th Street Suite 2 - Des Moines, IA
General Phone Number: 515-271-6075
Website: http://www.mercydesmoines.org/
Facility Type

MercyOne Des Moines provides the following mental health rehabilitation services in Des Moines.

  • Mental Health Treatment Center
  • Treatment for Co-occuring Disorders Such as Substance Abuse

MercyOne Des Moines is run by a private non-profit organization.


Service Settings (e.g., Outpatient, Residential, Inpatient, etc.)

MercyOne Des Moines provides treatment in the following settings.


  • Outpatient mental health rehabiliation
Emergency Mental Health Services

MercyOne Des Moines provides the following emergency mental health treatment and services.


  • Crisis intervention team
Mental Health Treatment Approaches

MercyOne Des Moines utilizes the following treatment approaches.


  • Activity therapy
  • Behavior modification
  • Cognitive behavioral therapy
  • Couples/family therapy
  • Dialectical behavior therapy
  • Group therapy
  • Integrated dual disorders treatment
  • Individual psychotherapy
Pharmacotherapies & Medications

MercyOne Des Moines utilizes the following pharmacotherapies & medications in the treatment process.


  • Aripiprazole (Abilify®) 
  • Asenapine (Saphris/Sycrest®) 
  • Cariprazine (Vraylar®) 
  • Olanzapine (Zyprexa®) 
  • Quetiapine (Seroquel®) 
  • Risperidone (Risperdal®)
  • Ziprasidone (Geodon®) 
Payment Information

Information regarding payment(s) accepted at MercyOne Des Moines and possible financial assistance.


  • Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Military Insurance
  • Private Insurance
  • Private or Community Foundation
  • Cash or Self Payment
  • State-Financed Healthcare Plan Other Than Medicaid
Special Programs / Groups Offered

Information regarding specialty programs and groups offered at MercyOne Des Moines.


  • Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or queer/questioning (LGBTQ) clients
  • Veterans
  • Active duty military
  • Active duty military
  • Military families
  • Clients referred from the court/judicial system
  • Persons with co-occurring mental and substance use disorders
  • Persons with HIV or AIDS
  • Persons who have experienced trauma
  • Persons with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
Screening & Testing

MercyOne Des Moines offers the following screening and testing services to mental health clients.


  • There is no information provided regarding screening at MercyOne Des Moines
Ancillary Services

MercyOne Des Moines provides the following ancillary services in addition to mental health treatment.


  • Court-ordered outpatient treatment
  • Diet and exercise counseling
  • Family psychoeducation
  • Illness management and recovery
  • Mentoring/peer support/consumer-run services
  • Suicide prevention services
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