“Making a big life change is pretty scary. But, you know what’s even scarier? Regret.”

During our life, you may experience a variety of road blocks and pitfalls:

· Loss of job

· Separation or divorce

· Loss of a loved one

· Situational depression or seasonal depression

· Emotional, physical, or sexual abuse or neglect


These traumas can impact your mental health and create feelings of depression, anxiety, fear, anger, or resentment. You want to feel happy and calm and have a sense of hope and purpose again. Sometimes you try to take on life’s problems alone. You lose trust. You are afraid to get hurt by others. You lose your purpose. You turn to self-loathing or self-harm. You feel worthless, helpless, and hopeless. You turn to alcohol or drugs, developing addictions that take you from your families and friends. Every time you try to get out of the pit it seems as if you take one step forward only to take two steps back. 


Counseling can help! Through counseling you can heal these wounds. You can learn to love yourself again. You can learn to trust again. You can have hope. You can break the chains of substance abuse and achieve sobriety. You can learn to cope with life's struggles.


North Iowa Counseling can help you navigate through life's hurts. We are located in Waverly, and provide mental health and substance abuse treatment to the entire Cedar Valley area.


Take the first step! Click here or call (319) 559-1065 to schedule an appointment. 


In case of emergency, go to your local emergency room or call 911.  If you’re not in immediate danger, but would like someone to speak with, you can reach the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255.