• Statistics for Augusta, Maine
  • The population of Augusta is 24,511. Of that number, 11,842 are Males and 12,669 are Females.

    Augusta, Maine population breakdown by age is as follows:

    5.22 % are Under Age 5
    6.31 % are 5 to 9 Years Old
    6.52 % are 10 to 14 Years Old
    6.15 % are 15 to 19 Years Old
    5.76 % are 20 to 24 Years Old
    12.92 % are 25 to 34 Years Old
    16.11 % are 35 to 44 Years Old
    14.97 % are 45 to 54 Years Old
    5.71 % are 55 to 59 Years Old
    4.51 % are 60 to 64 Years Old
    7.91 % are 65 to 74 Years Old
    5.72 % are 75 to 84 Years Old
    2.17 % are over 85 Years Old

    Augusta Stats
    The Total Area covered by Augusta, Maine is 118.61 Sq. Miles.
    The population density in Augusta, ME. is 211.16 persons/sq. mile.
    The Augusta elevation is 47 Ft.

    Enrollment and Education for Augusta:
    5,407 students are enrolled in school in Augusta, Maine (over 3 years of age).
    Of those who are enrolled in Augusta:
    413 students are attending Nursery School in Augusta.
    345 students are enrolled in Kindergarten.
    2,600 students in Augusta are enrolled in Primary School
    1,161 students attend High School in Augusta.
    888 students attend College in Augusta.
    Augusta Employment Info:
    11,883 people are employed in Augusta.
    550 people are unemployed in Augusta, Maine.
    Data on Household Economics in Augusta:
    Household earnings breakdown:
    Under $10,000 yearly: 1,497
    $10,000.00 to $14,999 yearly: 988
    $15,000 to $24,999 yearly: 1,701
    $25,000 to $34,999 yearly: 1,532
    $35,000 to $49,999 yearly: 1,923
    $50,000 to $74,999 yearly: 1,952
    $75,000 to $99,999 yearly: 690
    $100,000 to $149,999 yearly: 363
    $150,000 to $199,999 yearly: 49
    $200,000 or more yearly: 99

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Drug Rehab in Augusta, ME.

Drug Rehab in Augusta, ME. is a workable solution that men and women who are struggling with addiction can utilize to help themselves overcome drug addiction for good. Nowadays, people are bombarded with all kinds of drugs to use and abuse and drug addiction is not just a factor with illegal street drugs. Whilst rates of illegal street drug use are somewhat steady and some are most definitely on the rise, newer designer substances and prescription drugs are also showing very high rates of misuse. There are powerful synthetic drugs such as "bath salts" which can be obtained legally in several states and result in serious and life threatening side effects, or Ecstasy and GHB which are widely used and readily available in bars and party scenes around the nation. Rates of prescription drug abuse, especially prescription narcotics, present a very real issue that has gotten extremely out of control and with a number of imminent consequences.

So a person who hasn't experienced this may ask oneself why someone would allow drug use take over their life despite all of the negative effects they and others will experience. People who use drugs or alcohol either socially and on a casual basis or as what they feel at the time is the remedy to a problem can all too easily grow to be reliant and addicted to their substance of choice. Their substance abuse then turns into a viscous cycle which can be extremely 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 drug or alcohol addiction, and history and stats have shown that it can happen to anyone. Youth as young as 9 and 10 are experimenting with marijuana, toxic inhalants and prescription drugs they are getting out of their parent's medicine cabinets. Seniors are using drugs and alcohol at rates which are higher than their younger counterparts in this Country. It is an issue which can only be addressed in an effective drug rehab in Augusta, ME. or the surrounding areas.

It can be discouraging when an individual who is struggling with addiction will not choose on their own to get help at a drug rehab. For individuals who are not persuaded very easily and won't go to drug rehab in Augusta, ME. a drug intervention could be needed. Once an a suitable drug treatment center has been chosen and arrangements have been made for the person's arrival, seek the advice of a skilled rehabilitation counselor about putting together a drug intervention which is most often carried out in liaison with a professional drug interventionist. An intervention brings together anyone 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 drug addiction is negatively impacting their lives and the many others. An intervention is convened because of love and concern, with a solution to the problem available as the ultimate goal in the form of rapid departure to an Augusta, ME. drug rehab facility.

Upon arrival to a drug rehab in Augusta, ME. because they wanted to go or because of an effective drug intervention, people have a long road in store for them which always begins with a thorough detox. detoxification is the procedure which the person will first have to endure as drugs or alcohol depart their system and they have to get re-accustomed to regular function both physically and mentally to life without their substance of choice. As an individual detox's, it is fairly common to encounter both physical and psychological drug or alcohol withdrawal. These symptoms can fluctuate in severity and duration, based on their drug of choice. Some symptoms can be very uncomfortable and even agonizing, and some can cause severe 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 critical nature of detox and withdrawal and issues which may pop up which they may not be able to handle by themselves. Being in a drug rehab in Augusta, ME. during detox will drastically decrease the dangers associated with detox and withdrawal and help make sure the individual won't fall back into drug use due to extreme cravings they will experience during detox.

Detox is a crucial stage in the rehabilitation process at a drug rehab in Augusta, ME., although this only takes a few days and is simply a small step in a much more detailed treatment program. People who leave a drug rehab in Augusta, ME. promptly following detox because they are under the illusion that they are free of all problems connected with their drug addiction often fall back into drug use and wind up right back in drug rehab in Augusta, ME. or experience serious consequences. True rehabilitation of someone who has become addicted and dependent to drugs includes many days and weeks of introspection to learn the real reasons they started misusing drugs to begin with. Expert rehab staff will employ a variety of established treatment procedures to uncover deep rooted emotional and psychological issues which prompted the individual's substance abuse and work to tackle and handle these issues prior to being considered okay to leave drug rehab.

Drug rehabs in Augusta, ME. which provide the best outcomes are programs which demand at least a 3 month stint in an inpatient or residential drug and alcohol rehabilitation facility. Extensive drug and alcohol treatment facility in Augusta, ME. such as this offer an environment which is conducive to the intensive healing people will endure to become truly rehabilitated. Quick detoxification programs or outpatient alcohol and drug rehab centers in Augusta, ME. are often ineffective in resolving severe cases of drug or alcohol addiction, and individuals and their loved ones should never fall prey to the appeal of a quick or easy fix type of program. It can sometimes take several months in an inpatient or residential drug and alcohol treatment facility in Augusta, ME. including significant aftercare arrangements to ensure a person doesn't fall back into drug use and will make it in the long run when they leave treatment.

20 treatment listings in or near Augusta, Maine:

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  • AA Meetings in Augusta:
  • Looney Tunes Group
    9 Summer Street
    Augusta, ME. 4330

    Saturday - 10:00 AM
  • Serenity Group
    9 Summer Street
    Augusta, ME. 4330

    Saturday - 8:00 PM
  • Gardiner Group
    46 Church Street
    Augusta, ME. 4330

    Friday - 7:00 PM
  • It Works One Day At A Time
    157 Water Street
    Augusta, ME. 4330

    Sunday - 12:30 PM
  • Living Sober Group
    157 Water Street
    Augusta, ME. 4330

    Tuesday - 7:00 PM
  • Into Action Group
    157 Water Street
    Augusta, ME. 4330

    Wednesday - 7:00 PM
    Friday - 7:00 PM
  • Resource & Recovery Group
    157 Water Street
    Augusta, ME. 4330

    Thursday - 2:00 PM
  • Understanding The Big Book
    209 Eastern Ave
    Augusta, ME. 4330

    Thursday - 7:00 PM
  • Learners Group
    235 Eastern Avenue
    Augusta, ME. 4330

    Monday - 12:00 PM
    Friday - 12:00 PM
  • Daily Reflections Group
    11 North Pearl Street
    Augusta, ME. 4330

    Tuesday - 10:00 AM
  • First Things First Group
    2093 Belgrade Road
    Augusta, ME. 4330

    Thursday - 7:30 PM
  • Togus Va Group
    1 Va Center
    Augusta, ME. 4330

    Wednesday - 7:00 PM
  • Anythings Possible
    250 Arsenal Street Route Nine
    Augusta, ME. 4330

    Monday - 6:00 PM
  • Chapter Two Group
    250 Arsenal Street Route Nine
    Augusta, ME. 4330

    Wednesday - 6:00 PM
  • NA meetings in Augusta:
  • Mennonite Church
    187 Sewell Street
    Augusta, ME. 04330

    Monday - 7:30 PM
  • Riverview Psychiatric Hospital
    Hospital Street
    Augusta, ME. 04330

    Saturday - 6:00 PM
  • United Methodist Church
    13 Green Street
    Augusta, ME. 04330

    Tuesday - 7:30 PM
  • Al-Anon Meetings in Augusta:
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    Annex 69 Winthrop Street
    Augusta, ME.

    Tuesday - 7:00 PM, 6:45 PM
    Thursday - 5:30 PM
    Friday - 12:30 PM