UCS Healthcare locations and medication units across Iowa will have a few changes in our schedule during the Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's holidays. If you have any questions about the schedule, please contact us at 515-280-3860.
UCS Healthcare locations in Des Moines, Ankeny and Knoxville
When a loved one or friend is battling addiction, it can take a toll on relationships as well as stress other areas of our lives. UCS Healthcare offers resources to assist those who are supporting someone in recovery.
NARCAN (Naloxone) is a legal drug that can counteracts the effects of an opioid overdose. Narcan is available over the counter without a prescription. UCS Healthcare is offering this 30-minute training to our patients, their family and friends and our staff on the use of NARCAN. The next training sessions will be:
Lacy Brittenson, nurse supervisor, is our third quarter "Living Our Values" award winner. She was nominated by her peers for her ability to educate, show patience and compassion, listen without judgment and display a positive attitude. Lacy has been instrumental in bringing our medication units online across Iowa to bring medication assisted treatment to more individuals who are in therapy for opioid addiction. She is pictured with UCS Healthcare chief operating officer, Jen Pearson. Congratulations Lacy and thank you for Living Our Values!
All UCS Healthcare locations will be closed on Wednesday, July 4, 2018. We will maintain our normal business hours on Tuesday, July 3, and Thursday, July 5. Please call 515-280-3860 with any scheduling questions.