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  • Statistics for Charleston, South Carolina
  • The population of Charleston is 166,165. Of that number, 80,104 are Males and 86,061 are Females.

    Charleston, South Carolina population breakdown by age is as follows:

    5.79 % are Under Age 5
    5.82 % are 5 to 9 Years Old
    6.18 % are 10 to 14 Years Old
    8.15 % are 15 to 19 Years Old
    10.35 % are 20 to 24 Years Old
    15.19 % are 25 to 34 Years Old
    14.50 % are 35 to 44 Years Old
    12.71 % are 45 to 54 Years Old
    4.74 % are 55 to 59 Years Old
    3.73 % are 60 to 64 Years Old
    6.80 % are 65 to 74 Years Old
    4.70 % are 75 to 84 Years Old
    1.36 % are over 85 Years Old

    Charleston Stats
    The Total Area covered by Charleston, South Carolina is 172.82 Sq. Miles.
    The population density in Charleston, SC. is 968.41 persons/sq. mile.
    The Charleston elevation is 110 Ft.

    Enrollment and Education for Charleston:
    48,722 students are enrolled in school in Charleston, South Carolina (over 3 years of age).
    Of those who are enrolled in Charleston:
    2,718 students are attending Nursery School in Charleston.
    2,289 students are enrolled in Kindergarten.
    16,343 students in Charleston are enrolled in Primary School
    8,050 students attend High School in Charleston.
    19,322 students attend College in Charleston.
    Charleston Employment Info:
    79,352 people are employed in Charleston.
    5,225 people are unemployed in Charleston, South Carolina.
    Data on Household Economics in Charleston:
    Household earnings breakdown:
    Under $10,000 yearly: 9,141
    $10,000.00 to $14,999 yearly: 4,673
    $15,000 to $24,999 yearly: 9,453
    $25,000 to $34,999 yearly: 9,524
    $35,000 to $49,999 yearly: 11,135
    $50,000 to $74,999 yearly: 12,159
    $75,000 to $99,999 yearly: 5,824
    $100,000 to $149,999 yearly: 4,154
    $150,000 to $199,999 yearly: 1,121
    $200,000 or more yearly: 1,379
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Drug Rehab in Charleston

Drug Rehab in Charleston is a workable option that individuals who are struggling with drug addiction can avail themselves of to help themselves conquer addiction once and for all. Nowadays, individuals are barraged with all sorts of substances to abuse and drug addiction is no longer confined to illegal street drugs. Even though rates of illegal street drug use are relatively steady and some are even increasing, newer designer substances and medical drugs are also showing very high rates of misuse. There are powerful synthetic drugs such as "bath salts" which can be purchased legally in several states and bring about severe and deadly side effects, or Ecstasy and GHB which are widely used and can be easily obtained in bars and party spots around the nation. Instances of prescription drug abuse, especially prescription analgesics, present a very real epidemic that has gotten extremely out of control and with a number of serious consequences.

So a person who hasn't experienced this may ask oneself why an individual would permit drug use take over their lives despite all of the damaging effects they and others will experience. Individuals who abuse drugs either socially and casually or as what they think at the moment is the solution 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 very challenging if not impossible to end on one's own, leaving the person in a virtual prison of their own making. Quite a few lives each year are lost due to drug addiction, and history and statistics have proven that it can occur with anybody. Children as young as 9 and 10 are experimenting with marijuana, poisonous inhalants and prescription drugs they are getting out of their home's medicine cabinets. Seniors are misusing drugs at rates which are higher than their young and middle aged adult counterparts. It is an issue which can only be handled in an effective drug rehab in Charleston or the surrounding areas.

It can be discouraging when an individual who is caught up in drug or alcohol addiction will not make the choice on their own to get treatment at a drug rehab. For people who are not convinced very easily and won't go to drug rehab in Charleston a drug intervention may be necessary. When an an appropriate drug rehabilitation program has been chosen and preparations have been made for the person's arrival, seek the advice of a skilled rehab counselor about arranging a drug intervention which are frequently performed in liaison with a professional drug interventionist. An intervention brings together anybody important in the person's life so that they can be confronted and see the how they have been wrong and how drug addiction is negatively effecting their life and the many others. An intervention is done out of love and concern, with help available as the final goal which is immediate departure to a Charleston drug rehab facility.

Upon arrival to a drug rehab in Charleston because they wanted to go or because of an effective drug intervention, people have a long road ahead of them which always begins with a safe detox. detoxification is the procedure which the individual will initially go through as drugs leave their body and individuals need to readjust to normal operation both physically and mentally to a drug free life. As the person detox's, it is not uncommon to encounter both physical and mental symptoms of withdrawal. Withdrawal symptoms can fluctuate in intensity and how long they last, based on their drug of choice. Some symptoms can be incredibly uncomfortable and even agonizing, and some can cause serious depression or can result in death. Whatever the case may be, it is crucial that men and women never try to get through detox on their own because of the critical nature of detox and withdrawal and complications which may arise which they may not be able to handle on their own. Being in a drug rehab in Charleston while detoxing will significantly decrease the risks affiliated with detox and withdrawal and help make sure the person doesn't relapse due to extreme urges they will experience during withdrawal.

Detoxification is a very important stage in the treatment course of action at a drug rehab in Charleston, but most often only takes a few days and is simply a small step in a significantly more detailed treatment program. People who leave a drug rehab in Charleston immediately following detox because they are under the illusion that they have handled all issues connected with their addiction often fall back into drug use and either end up right back in drug rehab in Charleston or experience serious consequences. Actual rehabilitation of an individual who has become addicted and reliant on drugs entails a significant amount of introspection to uncover the real reasons they began misusing drugs and alcohol in the first place. Professional treatment counselors will employ a wide range of proven treatment procedures to uncover serious life issues which brought on the person's substance abuse and do everything needed to address and handle these troubles before they are considered fit to leave drug rehabilitation.

Drug rehabs in Charleston that offer the best outcomes are those which demand at least a 90 day stay in an inpatient or residential drug rehab facility. Extensive drug rehab program in Charleston like this provide an environment which is suitable for the type of healing persons will need to undergo to become truly rehabilitated. Quickie detoxification programs or outpatient drug and alcohol rehabilitation centers in Charleston often prove ineffective in resolving serious cases of substance abuse, and people and their families should never fall prey to the attraction of a fast or seemingly easy type of program. It can sometimes take several months in an inpatient or residential drug and alcohol rehabilitation program in Charleston including substantial aftercare support to make certain 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 Charleston, South Carolina:

Drug Rehab By City
  • NA meetings in Charleston:
  • Charleston Center
    5 Charleston Center Drive
    Charleston, SC. 29401

    Friday - 12:30 PM
    Monday - 12:30 PM
    Saturday - 12:30 PM, 7:30 PM
    Sunday - 12:30 PM
    Thursday - 12:30 PM
    Tuesday - 12:30 PM
    Wednesday - 12:30 PM
  • Harbor View Presbyterian Church
    900 Harbor View Road
    Charleston, SC. 29412

    Friday - 8:00 PM
  • Morris Brown AME Church
    188 Saint Phillips Street
    Charleston, SC. 29403

    Saturday - 7:00 PM
    Sunday - 7:00 PM
  • Navy Base
    1507 Manley Avenue
    Charleston, SC. 29405

    Saturday - 6:00 PM
    Sunday - 6:00 PM
  • No Hassle Group
    188 St. Phillip Street
    Charleston, SC. 29405

    Sunday - 7:00 PM
  • Oxford House
    625 Wappoo Road
    Charleston, SC. 29407

    Sunday - 7:00 PM
  • Royal Baptist Church
    1807 Pierson Street
    Charleston, SC. 29405

    Friday - 8:00 PM
  • The Shires Community Room
    1020 LittleJohn Dr
    Charleston, SC. 29407

    Saturday - 8:00 AM
  • Al-Anon Meetings in Charleston:
  • OLD CENTRAL AFG
    5 Clifford Street
    Charleston, SC.

    Thursday - 12:00 PM
  • WEST ASHLEY PARENTS /FAMILY
    13 San Miguel Road
    Charleston, SC.

    Monday - 7:00 PM