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  • Statistics for Meriden, Connecticut
  • The population of Meriden is 58,244. Of that number, 28,214 are Males and 30,030 are Females.

    Meriden, Connecticut population breakdown by age is as follows:

    7.11 % are Under Age 5
    7.45 % are 5 to 9 Years Old
    7.18 % are 10 to 14 Years Old
    6.13 % are 15 to 19 Years Old
    5.96 % are 20 to 24 Years Old
    14.14 % are 25 to 34 Years Old
    16.06 % are 35 to 44 Years Old
    13.53 % are 45 to 54 Years Old
    4.80 % are 55 to 59 Years Old
    3.54 % are 60 to 64 Years Old
    6.64 % are 65 to 74 Years Old
    5.54 % are 75 to 84 Years Old
    1.91 % are over 85 Years Old

    Meriden Stats
    The Total Area covered by Meriden, Connecticut is 24.17 Sq. Miles.
    The population density in Meriden, CT. is 2,447.01 persons/sq. mile.
    The Meriden elevation is 10 Ft.

    Enrollment and Education for Meriden:
    14,943 students are enrolled in school in Meriden, Connecticut (over 3 years of age).
    Of those who are enrolled in Meriden:
    951 students are attending Nursery School in Meriden.
    1,030 students are enrolled in Kindergarten.
    7,078 students in Meriden are enrolled in Primary School
    3,350 students attend High School in Meriden.
    2,534 students attend College in Meriden.
    Meriden Employment Info:
    28,103 people are employed in Meriden.
    1,418 people are unemployed in Meriden, Connecticut.
    Data on Household Economics in Meriden:
    Household earnings breakdown:
    Under $10,000 yearly: 2,159
    $10,000.00 to $14,999 yearly: 1,398
    $15,000 to $24,999 yearly: 2,844
    $25,000 to $34,999 yearly: 2,777
    $35,000 to $49,999 yearly: 3,903
    $50,000 to $74,999 yearly: 4,782
    $75,000 to $99,999 yearly: 2,846
    $100,000 to $149,999 yearly: 1,766
    $150,000 to $199,999 yearly: 271
    $200,000 or more yearly: 212
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Drug Rehab in Meriden, CT.

Drug Rehab in Meriden, CT. is a sensible solution that men and women who are fighting with drug addiction can avail themselves of to help themselves conquer drug or alcohol addiction once and for all. Nowadays, individuals are barraged with all types of drugs to use and abuse and drug addiction is not just a factor with illegal street drugs. Even though rates of illicit street drug use are somewhat steady and some are in fact increasing, more modern designer drugs and medical drugs are also seeing extremely high rates of misuse. You may have heard of "bath salts" which can be bought legally in several states and cause serious and deadly effects, or Ecstasy and GHB which are widely used and readily available in nightclubs and party spots around the nation. Instances of prescription drug abuse, especially prescription narcotics, present a very evident epidemic that has spun out of control and with a number of imminent consequences.

So an individual who hasn't experienced this may question why an individual would allow drug and alcohol use take over their life regardless of all of the damaging effects they and others will experience. Individuals who abuse drugs either in social settings or casually or as what they consider at the moment is the solution to a problem can very easily become reliant and addicted to their drugs of choice. Their substance abuse then turns into a downward spiral which can be really difficult 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 as a result of addiction, and the past and statistics have proven that this can happen to anyone. Children as young as 9 and 10 are recreationally using marijuana, toxic inhalants and prescription drugs they are getting out of their home's medicine cabinets. Senior adults are misusing drugs or alcohol at rates which are higher than their younger counterparts in this Country. It is an issue which can only be addressed in a proven drug rehab in Meriden, CT. or the surrounding areas.

It can be discouraging when a particular person who is caught up in drug addiction will not make the choice on their own to get help at a drug rehab. For individuals who are not convinced easily and won't go to drug rehab in Meriden, CT. a drug intervention could be needed. When an a suitable alcohol and drug rehab program has been selected and preparations have been made for their arrival, consult with a professional rehabilitation counselor about arranging a drug intervention which is most often performed in liaison with a professional drug interventionist. An intervention brings together any individual important in the person's life so that they can be confronted and see the error of their ways and how addiction is adversely impacting their life and the lives of others. An intervention is convened because of love and concern, with a solution to the problem offered as the ultimate goal which is immediate departure to a Meriden, CT. drug rehab facility.

Upon arrival to a drug rehab in Meriden, CT. either on their own accord or through the use of a successful drug intervention, people have a long road in store for them which always begins with a safe detox. detoxification is the course of action which the individual will initially have to endure as drugs leave their body and they have to get re-accustomed to normal operation both physically and mentally to life without their substance of choice. As the person detox's, it is fairly common to experience both physical and mental drug or alcohol withdrawal. Withdrawal symptoms can vary in severity and duration, based on their substance of choice. Some symptoms can be very uncomfortable and even agonizing, and some could result in extreme depression or can result in death. In any case, it is critical that persons never attempt to get through detox on their own due to the serious nature of the detox process and problems which may pop up which they may not be able to deal with all alone. Being in a drug rehab in Meriden, CT. during detox will significantly decrease the risks connected with detox and withdrawal and also ensure the individual doesn't relapse because of intense cravings they will experience during withdrawal.

Detoxification is a crucial stage in the rehab process at a drug rehab in Meriden, CT., although this only takes a few days and is simply a stepping stone to a significantly more complete rehabilitation program. People who leave a drug rehab in Meriden, CT. promptly following detoxification due to an illusion that they have handled all issues associated with their drug or alcohol addiction often fall back into drug use and either end up right back in drug rehab in Meriden, CT. or experience serious consequences. Actual rehabilitation of a person who has become addicted and reliant on drugs entails many days and weeks of therapy and counseling to discover why they started abusing drugs and alcohol in the first place. Skilled rehabilitation personnel will make use of a wide range of proven treatment techniques to find deep rooted life issues which prompted the person's substance abuse and work to deal with and resolve these concerns before they are considered okay to leave drug and alcohol treatment.

Drug rehabs in Meriden, CT. that offer the most superior outcomes are those which demand at least a 90 day stint in an inpatient or residential drug rehab program. Extensive drug rehab facility in Meriden, CT. such as this offer an environment which is suitable for the type of therapeutic process that people will go through to become truly rehabilitated. Quickie detoxification programs or outpatient drug and alcohol rehabilitation centers in Meriden, CT. are often ineffective in handling really serious cases of drug or alcohol addiction, and people and their loved ones should never fall prey to the attractiveness of a fast or seemingly easy drug rehab program. It can often take as long as a year in an inpatient or residential alcohol and drug rehab program in Meriden, CT. including significant aftercare support to ensure a person doesn't relapse and will be okay in the long run when they leave treatment.

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  • AA Meetings in Meriden:
  • Wednesday Night Winners
    10123 Conn. Ave.
    Meriden, CT. 6451

    Wednesday - 8:00 PM
  • Kensington Young People
    10123 Conn.ave.
    Meriden, CT. 6451

    Friday - 8:00 PM
  • Kensington Young People Step Study
    10123 Conn.ave.
    Meriden, CT. 6451

    Friday - 8:00 PM
  • NA meetings in Meriden:
  • AIC Building
    174 State Street
    Meriden, CT. 06451

    Wednesday - 6:30 PM
  • All Saints Church
    201 West Main Street
    Meriden, CT. 06451

    Wednesday - 7:30 PM
    Sunday - 7:30 PM
  • Center Congregational Church
    474 Broad Street
    Meriden, CT. 06450

    Wednesday - 7:45 PM
  • First Congregational Church
    62 Colony Street
    Meriden, CT. 06450

    Monday - 7:30 PM
    Tuesday - 7:00 PM, 7:30 PM