• Statistics for Sitka, Alaska
  • The population of Sitka is 8,787. Of that number, 4,478 are Males and 4,309 are Females.

    Sitka, Alaska population breakdown by age is as follows:

    6.41 % are Under Age 5
    7.56 % are 5 to 9 Years Old
    8.28 % are 10 to 14 Years Old
    7.84 % are 15 to 19 Years Old
    6.50 % are 20 to 24 Years Old
    13.06 % are 25 to 34 Years Old
    17.78 % are 35 to 44 Years Old
    15.42 % are 45 to 54 Years Old
    4.70 % are 55 to 59 Years Old
    4.01 % are 60 to 64 Years Old
    5.16 % are 65 to 74 Years Old
    2.40 % are 75 to 84 Years Old
    0.89 % are over 85 Years Old

    Sitka Stats
    The Total Area covered by Sitka, Alaska is 288.03 Sq. Miles.
    The population density in Sitka, AK. is 31.27 persons/sq. mile.
    The Sitka elevation is 0 Ft.

    Enrollment and Education for Sitka:
    2,617 students are enrolled in school in Sitka, Alaska (over 3 years of age).
    Of those who are enrolled in Sitka:
    178 students are attending Nursery School in Sitka.
    134 students are enrolled in Kindergarten.
    1,183 students in Sitka are enrolled in Primary School
    547 students attend High School in Sitka.
    575 students attend College in Sitka.
    Sitka Employment Info:
    4,303 people are employed in Sitka.
    367 people are unemployed in Sitka, Alaska.
    Data on Household Economics in Sitka:
    Household earnings breakdown:
    Under $10,000 yearly: 198
    $10,000.00 to $14,999 yearly: 137
    $15,000 to $24,999 yearly: 253
    $25,000 to $34,999 yearly: 414
    $35,000 to $49,999 yearly: 540
    $50,000 to $74,999 yearly: 714
    $75,000 to $99,999 yearly: 507
    $100,000 to $149,999 yearly: 315
    $150,000 to $199,999 yearly: 85
    $200,000 or more yearly: 84

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Drug Rehab in Sitka

Drug Rehab in Sitka is a sensible solution that people who are dealing with drug or alcohol addiction can make use of to help themselves overcome drug or alcohol addiction once and for all. In today's world, men and women are bombarded with all types of drugs to use and abuse and addiction is no longer confined to illicit street drugs. Even though rates of illegal street drug use have remained somewhat stable and some are in fact on the rise, more modern designer substances and prescription drugs are also showing very high rates of misuse. You may have heard of "bath salts" which can be obtained legally in several states and result in serious and life threatening effects, or Ecstasy and GHB which are widely used and readily available in bars and party spots around the country. Instances of prescription drug abuse, specifically prescription analgesics, present a very real epidemic that has gotten extremely out of control and with so many imminent consequences.

So someone who hasn't experienced this may question why an individual would allow drug use overtake their lives regardless of all of the damaging effects they and other people will experience. People who abuse drugs or alcohol either in social settings or casually or as what they consider at the time is the solution to a problem can very easily grow to be reliant and addicted to their substance of choice. Their substance abuse then turns into a viscous cycle which can be incredibly tough if not impossible to put an end to alone, leaving the person as a prisoner to their drug use . Quite a few lives have been lost due to drug addiction, and history and statistics have proven that it can occur with anybody. Youth as young as 9 and 10 are recreationally using marijuana, toxic inhalants and prescription drugs they are obtaining from their home's medicine cabinets. Seniors are misusing drugs or alcohol at higher rates than their young and middle aged adult counterparts. It is an issue which can only be resolved in an effective drug rehab in Sitka or the surrounding areas.

It can be discouraging when an individual who is struggling with drug or alcohol addiction will not decided on their own to get treatment at a drug rehab. For people who are not convinced very easily and refuse to go to drug rehab in Sitka a drug intervention may be necessary. Once an an appropriate alcohol and drug rehab program has been chosen and arrangements are made for the individual's arrival, consult with an expert rehabilitation counselor about arranging a drug intervention which is most often carried out in liaison with a professional drug interventionist. An intervention brings together any person important in the individual's life so that they can confront the addict and get them to see the error of their ways and how addiction is negatively effecting their lives and the lives of others. An intervention is convened because of love and concern, with help offered as the final end result which is immediate departure to a Sitka drug rehab facility.

Upon arrival to a drug rehab in Sitka because they wanted to go or because of an effective drug intervention, people have a long road ahead of them which always begins with a thorough detox. detoxification is the procedure which the individual will first have to endure as drugs or alcohol depart their system and individuals need to readjust to normal function both physically and mentally to a drug free life. As the person detox's, it is not uncommon to experience both physical and psychological symptoms of withdrawal. These symptoms can fluctuate in severity and duration, based on their drug of choice. Some symptoms can be incredibly uncomfortable and even agonizing, and some can cause severe depression or can result in death. Whatever the case may be, it is crucial that individuals never attempt to get through detox on their own because of the critical nature of the detox process and problems which may come up which they may not be able to handle all alone. Being in a drug rehab in Sitka during this time will drastically reduce the dangers affiliated with detox and withdrawal and also ensure the individual doesn't relapse because of intense cravings they will encounter during withdrawal.

Detoxification is a very important step in the rehab process at a drug rehab in Sitka, but most often only takes a matter of days and is simply a stepping stone to a significantly more comprehensive rehab program. People who depart a drug rehab in Sitka promptly following detox due to an illusion that they have handled all issues connected with their drug addiction quickly relapse and either end up right back in drug rehab in Sitka or experience serious consequences. Actual rehabilitation of a person who is addicted and dependent to drugs entails many days and weeks of therapy and counseling to uncover why they began misusing drugs or alcohol in the first place. Expert rehab staff will make use of a wide range of established treatment procedures to find deep rooted emotional and psychological issues which brought about their drug use and work to tackle and resolve these troubles prior to being considered okay to leave alcohol and drug rehab.

Drug rehabs in Sitka that offer the best outcomes are those which call for at least a 90 day stint in an inpatient or residential drug rehab facility. Extensive drug and alcohol rehab facility in Sitka like this provide an atmosphere which is appropriate for the type of therapeutic process that people will need to undergo to become truly rehabilitated. Quickie detox centers or outpatient alcohol and drug treatment centers in Sitka often prove ineffective in resolving serious cases of drug or alcohol addiction, and individuals and their families should not be disillusioned by the attractiveness of a fast or easy fix type of program. It can sometimes take as long as a year in an inpatient or residential drug rehabilitation program in Sitka including substantial longer term arrangements to ensure a person doesn't fall back into drug use and will be okay in the long run after treatment is complete.

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  • KIFWKSBZ Radio
    611 Lake Street
    Sitka, AK. 99835

    Friday - 6:30 PM
    Sunday - 6:30 PM
    Tuesday - 6:30 PM