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  • Statistics for Fort Myers, Florida
  • The population of Fort Myers is 177,631. Of that number, 86,745 are Males and 90,886 are Females.

    Fort Myers, Florida population breakdown by age is as follows:

    5.96 % are Under Age 5
    5.83 % are 5 to 9 Years Old
    5.91 % are 10 to 14 Years Old
    5.57 % are 15 to 19 Years Old
    5.31 % are 20 to 24 Years Old
    12.13 % are 25 to 34 Years Old
    14.08 % are 35 to 44 Years Old
    12.16 % are 45 to 54 Years Old
    5.28 % are 55 to 59 Years Old
    5.28 % are 60 to 64 Years Old
    11.20 % are 65 to 74 Years Old
    8.44 % are 75 to 84 Years Old
    2.85 % are over 85 Years Old

    Fort Myers Stats
    The Total Area covered by Fort Myers, Florida is 274.7 Sq. Miles.
    The population density in Fort Myers, FL. is 673.61 persons/sq. mile.
    The Fort Myers elevation is 10 Ft.

    Enrollment and Education for Fort Myers:
    35,857 students are enrolled in school in Fort Myers, Florida (over 3 years of age).
    Of those who are enrolled in Fort Myers:
    2,695 students are attending Nursery School in Fort Myers.
    2,152 students are enrolled in Kindergarten.
    17,217 students in Fort Myers are enrolled in Primary School
    7,783 students attend High School in Fort Myers.
    6,010 students attend College in Fort Myers.
    Fort Myers Employment Info:
    77,185 people are employed in Fort Myers.
    3,377 people are unemployed in Fort Myers, Florida.
    Data on Household Economics in Fort Myers:
    Household earnings breakdown:
    Under $10,000 yearly: 6,692
    $10,000.00 to $14,999 yearly: 4,802
    $15,000 to $24,999 yearly: 11,248
    $25,000 to $34,999 yearly: 11,069
    $35,000 to $49,999 yearly: 13,578
    $50,000 to $74,999 yearly: 13,454
    $75,000 to $99,999 yearly: 6,056
    $100,000 to $149,999 yearly: 4,876
    $150,000 to $199,999 yearly: 1,264
    $200,000 or more yearly: 2,032
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Drug Rehab in Fort Myers

Drug Rehab in Fort Myers is a sensible option that men and women who are struggling with drug or alcohol addiction can utilize to help themselves conquer drug addiction once and for all. Nowadays, individuals are bombarded with all kinds of substances to abuse and drug or alcohol addiction is no longer confined to illicit street drugs. While rates of illicit street drug use have remained relatively stable and some are most definitely increasing, newer designer drugs and medical drugs are also showing very high rates of abuse. There are powerful synthetic drugs such as "bath salts" which can be purchased legally in some states and bring about serious and deadly side effects, or Ecstasy and GHB which are very popular and readily available in bars and party spots around the nation. Rates of prescription drug abuse, particularly prescription narcotics, present a very real issue that has gotten extremely out of control and with a number of serious consequences.

So someone who hasn't experienced this may question why a person would allow drug and alcohol use take over their life despite all of the damaging effects they and other people will experience. People who abuse drugs either in social settings or on a casual basis or as what they feel at the moment is the remedy 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 challenging if not impossible to handle alone, leaving the person in a virtual prison of their own making. Quite a few lives each year are lost as a result of addiction, and history and statistics have proven that this can occur with anybody. Children at very early ages are recreationally using marijuana, poisonous inhalants and prescription drugs they are getting out of their parent's medicine cabinets. Senior adults are misusing drugs at higher rates than their younger counterparts in this Country. It is an issue which can only be resolved in an effective drug rehab in Fort Myers or the surrounding areas.

It can be disheartening when an individual who is caught up in addiction will not choose on their own to get treatment at a drug rehab. For those who are not convinced easily and won't go to drug rehab in Fort Myers a drug intervention may be necessary. When an an appropriate alcohol and drug treatment center has been chosen and arrangements have been made for the individual's arrival, talk to an expert rehab counselor about arranging a drug intervention which is most often done in liaison with a professional drug interventionist. An intervention can include any person of importance in the person's life so that they can be confronted and see the how they have been wrong and how addiction is adversely impacting their lives and the lives of others. An intervention is done out of love and concern, with help provided as the final end result which is immediate departure to a Fort Myers drug rehab facility.

Upon arrival to a drug rehab in Fort Myers because they wanted to go or because of a successful drug intervention, individuals have a lot of work ahead of them which at all times starts with a safe detoxification. detoxification is the course of action which the person will initially have to endure as drugs or alcohol leave their system and they have to get re-accustomed to normal function both physically and mentally to life without their substance of choice. As the person detox's, it is fairly common to encounter both physical and psychological drug or alcohol withdrawal. Withdrawal symptoms can fluctuate in severity and duration, depending on the individual's drug of choice. Some symptoms of withdrawal can be extremely unpleasant and even agonizing, and some could result in serious depression or can result in death. Whatever the case may be, it is critical that men and women never try to get through detox on their own because of the critical nature of the detox process and difficulties which may arise which they may not be able to handle by themselves. Being in a drug rehab in Fort Myers during this time will greatly decrease the hazards affiliated with detoxification and withdrawal and help make sure the person doesn't relapse due to intense urges they will experience during detox.

Detox is a very important step in the rehabilitation process at a drug rehab in Fort Myers, although this only takes a few days and is just a small step in a significantly more detailed rehabilitation program. People who leave a drug rehab in Fort Myers promptly following detoxification due to an illusion that they have handled all issues related with their addiction quickly relapse and either end up right back in drug rehab in Fort Myers or suffer dire consequences. Real rehabilitation of a person who has become addicted and reliant on drugs or alcohol includes many days and weeks of therapy and counseling to uncover why they started abusing drugs or alcohol to begin with. Professional rehab counselors will make use of a myriad of proven treatment methods to uncover deep rooted life issues which brought about their drug use and do everything needed to address and handle these issues before they are considered okay to leave drug and alcohol rehabilitation.

Drug rehabs in Fort Myers that offer the best outcomes are those which involve at least a 90 day stay in an inpatient or residential drug and alcohol rehab center. Extensive drug rehabilitation center in Fort Myers like this offer an atmosphere which is suitable for the type of healing people will need to undergo to be considered rehabilitated. Quickie detox programs or outpatient alcohol and drug rehabilitation facilities in Fort Myers often prove ineffective in resolving really serious cases of substance abuse, and people and their families should not be disillusioned by the appeal of a fast or seemingly easy type of program. It can sometimes take several months in an inpatient or residential drug rehabilitation facility in Fort Myers along with substantial longer term support to make certain someone doesn't fall back into drug use and will flourish in the real word when they leave treatment.

20 treatment listings in or near Fort Myers, Florida:

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  • AA Meetings in Fort Myers:
  • Lambda Drummers
    Mcgregor Blvd
    Fort Myers, FL. 33905

    Saturday - 8:00 PM
  • The Tough Love Group
    8660 Daniels Pkwy
    Fort Myers, FL. 33912

    Tuesday - 8:00 PM
  • The Plan Of Recovery Mens Group
    8570 Cypress Lake Dr
    Fort Myers, FL. 33919

    Thursday - 8:00 PM
  • Daily Reprieve Group
    1185 Lake Mcgregor Dr
    Fort Myers, FL. 33919

    Monday - 5:30 PM
    Wednesday - 5:30 PM
    Saturday - 5:30 PM
  • Brown Baggers
    1185 Lake Mcgregor Dr
    Fort Myers, FL. 33919

    Monday - 12:00 PM
  • Attitude Adyustment
    Lake Mcgregor Dr.
    Fort Myers, FL. 33919

    Friday - 5:30 PM
  • NA meetings in Fort Myers:
  • Afcaam Building
    3681 Michigan Avenue
    Fort Myers, FL. 33916

    Wednesday - 7:00 PM
  • Church of the Cross
    13500 Freshman Lane
    Fort Myers, FL. 33912

    Saturday - 8:00 PM
  • First Baptist Church
    1735 Jackson Street
    Fort Myers, FL. 33901

    Monday - 8:00 PM
  • Good News Baptist Church
    1650 Oak Drive
    Fort Myers, FL. 33907

    Tuesday - 7:00 PM
  • Saint John the Apostle Church
    3049 McGregor Boulevard
    Fort Myers, FL. 33901

    Thursday - 6:30 PM
  • Saint Peter Claver Mission
    3681 Michigan Avenue
    Fort Myers, FL. 33916

    Sunday - 6:30 PM
  • Southwest Regional Medical Center
    2727 Winkler Avenue
    Fort Myers, FL. 33901

    Sunday - 8:00 PM
  • T.L.C.
    2517 Dixie Parkway
    Fort Myers, FL. 33901

    Tuesday - 8:00 PM
  • Unity Church
    11120 Ranchette Road
    Fort Myers, FL. 33912

    Tuesday - 8:00 PM
  • Zion Lutheran Church
    7401 Winkler Road
    Fort Myers, FL. 33919

    Tuesday - 8:00 PM