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  • Statistics for Scarborough, Maine
  • The population of Scarborough is 16,821. Of that number, 8,232 are Males and 8,589 are Females.

    Scarborough, Maine population breakdown by age is as follows:

    6.89 % are Under Age 5
    7.77 % are 5 to 9 Years Old
    7.55 % are 10 to 14 Years Old
    5.39 % are 15 to 19 Years Old
    3.36 % are 20 to 24 Years Old
    11.44 % are 25 to 34 Years Old
    19.49 % are 35 to 44 Years Old
    15.47 % are 45 to 54 Years Old
    5.57 % are 55 to 59 Years Old
    4.10 % are 60 to 64 Years Old
    7.21 % are 65 to 74 Years Old
    4.43 % are 75 to 84 Years Old
    1.33 % are over 85 Years Old

    Scarborough Stats
    The Total Area covered by Scarborough, Maine is 47.89 Sq. Miles.
    The population density in Scarborough, ME. is 352.31 persons/sq. mile.
    The Scarborough elevation is 26 Ft.

    Enrollment and Education for Scarborough:
    4,148 students are enrolled in school in Scarborough, Maine (over 3 years of age).
    Of those who are enrolled in Scarborough:
    346 students are attending Nursery School in Scarborough.
    190 students are enrolled in Kindergarten.
    2,120 students in Scarborough are enrolled in Primary School
    872 students attend High School in Scarborough.
    620 students attend College in Scarborough.
    Scarborough Employment Info:
    8,828 people are employed in Scarborough.
    173 people are unemployed in Scarborough, Maine.
    Data on Household Economics in Scarborough:
    Household earnings breakdown:
    Under $10,000 yearly: 252
    $10,000.00 to $14,999 yearly: 210
    $15,000 to $24,999 yearly: 703
    $25,000 to $34,999 yearly: 646
    $35,000 to $49,999 yearly: 1,102
    $50,000 to $74,999 yearly: 1,249
    $75,000 to $99,999 yearly: 1,214
    $100,000 to $149,999 yearly: 687
    $150,000 to $199,999 yearly: 151
    $200,000 or more yearly: 210
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Drug Rehab in Scarborough

Drug Rehab in Scarborough is a sensible option that people who are struggling with addiction can make use of to help themselves overcome drug addiction for good. Nowadays, people are bombarded with all kinds of substances to abuse and drug addiction is no longer confined to illicit street drugs. Whilst rates of illegal street drug use are somewhat steady and some are even on the rise, more modern designer drugs and prescription drugs are also showing very high rates of misuse. There are powerful synthetic drugs such as "bath salts" which can be bought legally in some states and lead to serious and deadly effects, or Ecstasy and GHB which are widely used and can be easily obtained in bars and party scenes around the nation. Rates of prescription drug abuse, specifically prescription pain killers, present a very evident issue that has spun out of control and with a number of imminent consequences.

So someone who hasn't gone through this this may question why a person would permit alcohol and drug use overtake their lives despite all of the adverse effects they and others will experience. Individuals who use drugs and alcohol 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 grow to be reliant and addicted to their drugs of choice. Their drug use then turns into a viscous cycle which can be incredibly difficult if not impossible to put an end to alone, leaving the person in a virtual prison of their own making. Quite a few lives have been lost as a result of addiction, and history and stats have proven that it can happen to anyone. Youth as young as 9 and 10 are recreationally using marijuana, toxic inhalants and prescription drugs they are getting out of their parent's medicine cabinets. Senior adults are abusing drugs and alcohol at higher rates than their young and middle aged adult counterparts. It is an issue which can only be addressed in a proven drug rehab in Scarborough or the surrounding areas.

It can be disheartening when a particular person who is struggling with drug or alcohol addiction will not make the choice on their own to get help at a drug rehab. For people who are not convinced very easily and refuse to go to drug rehab in Scarborough a drug intervention may be necessary. When an a suitable drug rehab program has been chosen and preparations are made for the person's arrival, talk to a professional rehabilitation counselor about putting together a drug intervention which are typically performed in liaison with a professional drug interventionist. An intervention brings together anyone important in the person's life so that they can confront the addict and get them to see the error of their ways and how addiction is adversely impacting their lives and the lives of others. An intervention is done out of love and concern, with help offered as the final goal in the form of rapid departure to a Scarborough drug rehab facility.

When someone arrives at a drug rehab in Scarborough either on their own accord or through the use of a successful drug intervention, individuals have a lot of work ahead of them which always starts with a thorough detoxification. detoxification is the course of action which the person will first go through as drugs and alcohol depart their body and individuals need to readjust to regular function both physically and psychologically to a drug free life. As one detox's, it is not uncommon to experience both physical and mental drug or alcohol withdrawal. Withdrawal symptoms can vary in intensity and duration, based on their substance of choice. Some symptoms of withdrawal can be extremely uncomfortable and even agonizing, and some could result in severe depression or can result in death. Whatever the case may be, it is critical that individuals never attempt to detox themselves due to the serious nature of the detox process and complications which may pop up which they may not be able to deal with all alone. Being in a drug rehab in Scarborough during detox will significantly reduce the hazards connected with detoxification and withdrawal and help make sure the individual won't fall back into drug use because of extreme cravings they will encounter during this time.

Detoxification is a crucial stage in the treatment course of action at a drug rehab in Scarborough, but most often only takes a matter of days and is merely a stepping stone to a significantly more detailed rehab plan. Folks who leave a drug rehab in Scarborough promptly following detoxification due to an impression that they are free of all problems connected with their addiction quickly relapse and either end up right back in drug rehab in Scarborough or suffer dire consequences. Real rehabilitation of an individual who is addicted and reliant on drugs entails a significant amount of therapy and counseling to uncover why they began misusing drugs or alcohol to begin with. Professional treatment staff will utilize a wide range of proven treatment methods to uncover serious life issues which brought on the person's substance abuse and work to deal with and handle these issues before they are considered fit to leave alcohol and drug rehab.

Drug rehabs in Scarborough which provide the most superior outcomes are those which call for at least a 12 week stint in an inpatient or residential drug and alcohol treatment program. Extensive drug and alcohol rehab center in Scarborough such as this provide an atmosphere which is conducive to the intensive healing individuals will need to undergo to become truly rehabilitated. Quickie detoxification centers or outpatient drug treatment centers in Scarborough often prove ineffective in handling really serious cases of substance abuse, and men and women and their families should not be disillusioned by the appeal of a quick or seemingly easy type of program. It can often take several months in an inpatient or residential drug treatment program in Scarborough including substantial longer term arrangements to ensure someone doesn't relapse and will be okay in the long run when they leave treatment.

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  • AA Meetings in Scarborough:
  • Scarborough Womens Promises Meeting
    350 Us Rt 1
    Scarborough, ME. 4074

    Monday - 5:30 PM
  • Groovin With Gratitude
    350 Rt 1
    Scarborough, ME. 4074

    Saturday - 8:30 AM
  • Step By Step Group
    161 Blackpoint Road
    Scarborough, ME. 4074

    Friday - 8:00 PM
  • Al-Anon Meetings in Scarborough:
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    Route One
    Scarborough, ME.

    Wednesday - 10:00 AM