• Statistics for Columbia, Maryland
  • The population of Columbia is 92,844. Of that number, 44,641 are Males and 48,203 are Females.

    Columbia, Maryland population breakdown by age is as follows:

    7.00 % are Under Age 5
    7.56 % are 5 to 9 Years Old
    7.25 % are 10 to 14 Years Old
    6.08 % are 15 to 19 Years Old
    4.96 % are 20 to 24 Years Old
    16.87 % are 25 to 34 Years Old
    18.00 % are 35 to 44 Years Old
    15.86 % are 45 to 54 Years Old
    5.72 % are 55 to 59 Years Old
    3.45 % are 60 to 64 Years Old
    3.87 % are 65 to 74 Years Old
    2.30 % are 75 to 84 Years Old
    1.09 % are over 85 Years Old

    Columbia Stats
    The Total Area covered by Columbia, Maryland is 30.08 Sq. Miles.
    The population density in Columbia, MD. is 3,113.96 persons/sq. mile.
    The Columbia elevation is 233 Ft.

    Enrollment and Education for Columbia:
    27,339 students are enrolled in school in Columbia, Maryland (over 3 years of age).
    Of those who are enrolled in Columbia:
    1,859 students are attending Nursery School in Columbia.
    1,392 students are enrolled in Kindergarten.
    11,284 students in Columbia are enrolled in Primary School
    5,452 students attend High School in Columbia.
    7,352 students attend College in Columbia.
    Columbia Employment Info:
    53,144 people are employed in Columbia.
    1,665 people are unemployed in Columbia, Maryland.
    Data on Household Economics in Columbia:
    Household earnings breakdown:
    Under $10,000 yearly: 1,455
    $10,000.00 to $14,999 yearly: 671
    $15,000 to $24,999 yearly: 1,884
    $25,000 to $34,999 yearly: 2,755
    $35,000 to $49,999 yearly: 4,292
    $50,000 to $74,999 yearly: 8,431
    $75,000 to $99,999 yearly: 6,246
    $100,000 to $149,999 yearly: 6,690
    $150,000 to $199,999 yearly: 2,378
    $200,000 or more yearly: 1,419

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Drug Rehab in Columbia

Drug Rehab in Columbia is a proven answer that people who are struggling with drug addiction can utilize to help themselves overcome addiction once and for all. These days, men and women are barraged with all kinds of substances to abuse and addiction is not just a factor with illicit street drugs. Even though rates of illicit street drug use are somewhat stable and some are in fact increasing, more modern designer drugs and prescription drugs are also seeing extremely high rates of abuse. You may have heard of "bath salts" which can be obtained legally in some states and bring about significant and life threatening effects, or Ecstasy and GHB which are widely used and can be easily obtained in bars and party spots around the country. Instances of prescription drug abuse, specifically prescription analgesics, show a very evident epidemic that has spun out of control and with a number of serious consequences.

So an individual who hasn't gone through this this may ask oneself why a person would permit drug and alcohol use take over their lives regardless of all of the adverse effects they and other individuals will experience. Men and women who use drugs and alcohol either in social settings or casually or as what they believe at the time is the answer to a problem can all too easily become dependent and addicted to their substance of choice. Their drug use then becomes a downward spiral which can be very difficult if not impossible to handle on one's own, leaving one in a virtual prison of their own making. Quite a few lives each year are lost because of addiction, and the past and statistics have proven that this can occur with anybody. Children at very early ages are recreationally using marijuana, poisonous inhalants and medical drugs they are getting out of their parent's medicine cabinets. Seniors are misusing drugs at higher rates than their younger counterparts in this Country. It is a problem which can only be resolved in a proven drug rehab in Columbia or the surrounding areas.

It can be disheartening when a person who is struggling with drug or alcohol addiction will not decided 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 Columbia a drug intervention may be necessary. When an an appropriate drug and alcohol rehabilitation facility has been chosen and arrangements are made for their arrival, consult with an expert rehabilitation counselor about putting together a drug intervention which are typically done in liaison with a professional drug interventionist. An intervention can include anybody important in the individual's life so that they can confront the addict and get them to see the how they have been wrong and how drug or alcohol addiction is negatively effecting their life and the many others. An intervention is done out of love and concern, with a solution to the problem available as the final end result in the form of rapid departure to a Columbia drug rehab facility.

Upon arrival to a drug rehab in Columbia either on their own accord or because of an effective drug intervention, individuals have a long road ahead of them which always starts with a safe detox. detoxification is the course of action which the person will initially go through as drugs or alcohol leave their system and they have to get re-accustomed to normal operation both physically and psychologically to a drug free life. As one detox's, it is fairly common to experience both physical and psychological symptoms of withdrawal. Withdrawal symptoms can differ in severity and duration, depending on the individual's substance of choice. Some symptoms can be extremely uncomfortable and even agonizing, and some could result in severe depression or can result in death. In any case, it is critical that individuals never try to detox themselves because of the critical nature of the detox process and complications which may come up which they may not be able to handle on their own. Being in a drug rehab in Columbia during detox will drastically reduce the risks associated with detoxification and withdrawal and also ensure the individual doesn't relapse because of intense urges they will have to endure during withdrawal.

Detox is a very important step in the rehab course of action at a drug rehab in Columbia, but most often only takes a matter of days and is just a small step in a much more extensive rehabilitation program. People who depart a drug rehab in Columbia promptly following detox because they are under the impression that they are free of all problems associated with their addiction often fall back into drug use and wind up right back in drug rehab in Columbia or experience serious consequences. Real rehabilitation of an individual who is addicted and dependent to drugs and alcohol includes a significant amount of introspection to learn the real reasons they started using drugs or alcohol in the first place. Skilled treatment personnel will employ a wide range of proven treatment methods to uncover deep rooted emotional and psychological issues which brought on the individual's substance abuse and work to address and handle these troubles before they are considered okay to leave drug treatment.

Drug rehabs in Columbia that offer the best outcomes are those which call for at least a 3 month stay in an inpatient or residential alcohol and drug rehabilitation program. Long-term drug treatment facility in Columbia like this offer an environment which is conducive to the intensive therapeutic process that persons will endure to be considered rehabilitated. Quickie detox facilities or outpatient drug and alcohol treatment programs in Columbia often prove ineffective in resolving severe cases of substance abuse, and men and women and their families should never fall prey to the attraction of a fast or seemingly easy type of program. It can often take as long as a year in an inpatient or residential drug and alcohol rehab center in Columbia including substantial longer term support to ensure a person doesn't fall back into drug use and will flourish in the real word after treatment is complete.

20 treatment listings in or near Columbia, Maryland:

Drug Rehab By City
  • AA Meetings in Columbia:
  • Longfellow Meeting
    Elliot Oaks Rd. & Hesperus Dr.
    Columbia, MD. 21044

    Friday - 8:30 PM
  • Phelps Luck Group
    5355 Phelps Luck Dr
    Columbia, MD. 21045

    Tuesday - 8:30 PM
  • Columbia Oakland Mills
    Oakland Mills & Dobbin Roads
    Columbia, MD. 21045

    Saturday - 2:00 PM
    Wednesday - 8:00 PM
  • Reencuentro
    10015 Old Columbia Rd.
    Columbia, MD. 21046

    Sunday - 8:30 PM
    Monday - 8:30 PM
    Wednesday - 8:30 PM
    Thursday - 8:30 PM
    Friday - 8:30 PM
    Saturday - 8:30 PM
  • NA meetings in Columbia:
  • Howard County General Hospital
    5755 Cedar Lane
    Columbia, MD. 21044

    Saturday - 8:00 PM
  • Serenity Center
    9650 Basket Ring Road
    Columbia, MD. 21045

    Friday - 11:59 PM
    Saturday - 11:59 PM
    Sunday - 6:00 PM
    Tuesday - 6:00 PM
    Wednesday - 8:00 PM
  • Wilde Lake Interfaith Center
    10431 Twin Rivers
    Columbia, MD. 21044

    Sunday - 8:00 PM