• Statistics for Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
  • The population of Harrisburg is 156,270. Of that number, 74,582 are Males and 81,688 are Females.

    Harrisburg, Pennsylvania population breakdown by age is as follows:

    6.41 % are Under Age 5
    7.11 % are 5 to 9 Years Old
    7.12 % are 10 to 14 Years Old
    6.06 % are 15 to 19 Years Old
    5.48 % are 20 to 24 Years Old
    14.07 % are 25 to 34 Years Old
    16.53 % are 35 to 44 Years Old
    14.99 % are 45 to 54 Years Old
    4.74 % are 55 to 59 Years Old
    3.84 % are 60 to 64 Years Old
    7.18 % are 65 to 74 Years Old
    4.88 % are 75 to 84 Years Old
    1.60 % are over 85 Years Old

    Harrisburg Stats
    The Total Area covered by Harrisburg, Pennsylvania is 116.4 Sq. Miles.
    The population density in Harrisburg, PA. is 1,344.12 persons/sq. mile.
    The Harrisburg elevation is 317 Ft.

    Enrollment and Education for Harrisburg:
    37,336 students are enrolled in school in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania (over 3 years of age).
    Of those who are enrolled in Harrisburg:
    2,479 students are attending Nursery School in Harrisburg.
    2,159 students are enrolled in Kindergarten.
    18,587 students in Harrisburg are enrolled in Primary School
    8,226 students attend High School in Harrisburg.
    5,885 students attend College in Harrisburg.
    Harrisburg Employment Info:
    75,557 people are employed in Harrisburg.
    4,137 people are unemployed in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.
    Data on Household Economics in Harrisburg:
    Household earnings breakdown:
    Under $10,000 yearly: 5,762
    $10,000.00 to $14,999 yearly: 4,108
    $15,000 to $24,999 yearly: 9,200
    $25,000 to $34,999 yearly: 9,295
    $35,000 to $49,999 yearly: 11,040
    $50,000 to $74,999 yearly: 12,644
    $75,000 to $99,999 yearly: 6,424
    $100,000 to $149,999 yearly: 4,040
    $150,000 to $199,999 yearly: 978
    $200,000 or more yearly: 930

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Drug Rehab in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Drug Rehab in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania is a proven answer that individuals who are fighting with drug addiction can make use of to help themselves conquer addiction once and for all. Nowadays, individuals are bombarded with all kinds of substances to abuse and drug or alcohol addiction is not just a factor with illicit street drugs. While rates of illegal street drug use have remained relatively steady and some are even increasing, newer designer substances and prescription drugs are also seeing extremely high rates of abuse. There are powerful synthetic drugs such as "bath salts" which can be bought legally in several states and lead to serious and life threatening side effects, or Ecstasy and GHB which are very popular and readily available in bars and party scenes around the nation. Rates of prescription drug abuse, specifically prescription pain killers, present a very evident issue that has gotten extremely out of control and with so many imminent consequences.

So an individual who hasn't gone through this this may ask oneself why an individual would let drug use take over their life despite all of the adverse effects they and other people will experience. Individuals who abuse drugs or alcohol either socially and on a casual basis or as what they consider at the time is the solution to a problem can all too easily grow to be reliant and addicted to their substance of choice. Their drug use then turns into a downward spiral which can be incredibly difficult if not impossible to end on one's own, leaving one as a prisoner to their drug use . Many lives have been lost because of drug addiction, and the past and stats have shown that it can occur with anybody. Youth at very early ages are recreationally using marijuana, toxic inhalants and prescription drugs they are getting out of their home's medicine cabinets. Senior adults are using drugs or alcohol at rates which are higher than their young and middle aged adult counterparts. It is an issue which can only be addressed in a proven drug rehab in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania or the surrounding areas.

It can be discouraging when a person who is caught up in addiction will not decided on their own to get help at a drug rehab. For people who are not persuaded very easily and won't go to drug rehab in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania a drug intervention could be needed. When an an appropriate drug rehabilitation center has been chosen and arrangements have been made for the individual's arrival, consult with a skilled treatment counselor about putting together a drug intervention which are typically performed in liaison with a professional drug interventionist. An intervention can include anybody 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 final goal in the form of rapid departure to a Harrisburg, Pennsylvania drug rehab facility.

Upon arrival to a drug rehab in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania either on their own accord or because of an effective drug intervention, people have a lot of work in store for them which at all times starts with a thorough detoxification. detoxification is the course of action which the person will initially have to endure as drugs or alcohol leave their system and individuals need to readjust to normal operation both physically and mentally to life without their substance of choice. As an individual detox's, it is not uncommon to encounter both physical and psychological symptoms of withdrawal. Withdrawal symptoms can fluctuate in severity and how long they last, based on their substance of choice. Some symptoms can be very uncomfortable and even agonizing, and some can cause severe depression or can even be life threatening. In any case, it is crucial that individuals never try to get through detox on their own due to the critical nature of detox and withdrawal and difficulties which may come up which they may not be able to deal with on their own. Being in a drug rehab in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania during this time will drastically minimize the hazards associated with detoxification and withdrawal and help make sure the person won't relapse because of intense urges they will experience during detox.

Detoxification is a very important step in the rehab process at a drug rehab in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, but most often only takes a few days and is just a stepping stone to a much more extensive rehabilitation plan. Individuals who leave a drug rehab in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania promptly following detox due to an illusion that they have handled all issues related with their addiction often fall back into drug use and wind up right back in drug rehab in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania or suffer dire consequences. Real rehabilitation of someone who is addicted and reliant on drugs entails a significant amount of therapy and counseling to discover the real reasons they started misusing drugs or alcohol to begin with. Professional treatment staff will employ a wide range of established treatment procedures to find deep rooted life issues which triggered their drug use and do everything needed to deal with and handle these issues before they are considered okay to leave drug and alcohol rehab.

Drug rehabs in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania that offer the best outcomes are those which require at least a 12 week stint in an inpatient or residential drug and alcohol treatment center. Intensive drug and alcohol rehab facility in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania such as this offer an atmosphere which is appropriate for the type of therapeutic process that persons will need to undergo to become truly rehabilitated. Quick detox programs or outpatient alcohol and drug rehab facilities in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania are often ineffective in handling serious cases of substance abuse, and men and women and their loved ones should not be disillusioned by the attraction of a fast or easy fix type of program. It can often take as long as a year in an inpatient or residential alcohol and drug rehabilitation program in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania including substantial aftercare arrangements to guarantee an individual doesn't fall back into drug use and will be okay in the real word after treatment is complete.

20 treatment listings in or near Harrisburg, Pennsylvania:

Drug Rehab By City
  • AA Meetings in Harrisburg:
  • Harrisburg Group
    6th & Smith, First Christian Church
    Harrisburg, PA. 17110

    Thursday - 7:30 PM
  • NA meetings in Harrisburg:
  • All Are Welcome Group
    56 Bank Street
    Harrisburg, PA. 17111

    Tuesday - 7:00 PM
    Wednesday - 7:00 PM
  • Bottom Line Group
    4th And Maclay Streets
    Harrisburg, PA. 17102

    Friday - 12:00 PM
    Monday - 12:00 PM
    Thursday - 12:00 PM
    Tuesday - 12:00 PM
    Wednesday - 12:00 PM
  • Change or Die Group
    Lexington & Wisconisco Street
    Harrisburg, PA. 17105

    Friday - 6:00 PM
  • Church of Brethren
    219 Hummel Street
    Harrisburg, PA. 17104

    Thursday - 7:30 PM
  • Commitment to Change Group
    1422 Market Street
    Harrisburg, PA. 17103

    Tuesday - 7:00 PM
  • McClay Street Apartments
    2018 5th Street
    Harrisburg, PA. 17102

    Tuesday - 7:30 PM
  • Messiah Lutheran Church
    6th & Forester Streets
    Harrisburg, PA. 17101

    Saturday - 7:00 PM
  • Michaels Evangelical Lutheran Church
    118 State Street
    Harrisburg, PA. 17101

    Saturday - 12:00 PM
  • Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament
    2121 North Third Street
    Harrisburg, PA. 17110

    Friday - 11:30 AM
  • Saint Frances of Assisi Church
    1439 Market Street
    Harrisburg, PA. 17102

    Wednesday - 7:00 PM