• Statistics for Petersburg, Virginia
  • The population of Petersburg is 59,321. Of that number, 27,644 are Males and 31,677 are Females.

    Petersburg, Virginia population breakdown by age is as follows:

    5.99 % are Under Age 5
    6.95 % are 5 to 9 Years Old
    7.47 % are 10 to 14 Years Old
    8.09 % are 15 to 19 Years Old
    7.03 % are 20 to 24 Years Old
    12.64 % are 25 to 34 Years Old
    15.23 % are 35 to 44 Years Old
    13.64 % are 45 to 54 Years Old
    5.11 % are 55 to 59 Years Old
    4.22 % are 60 to 64 Years Old
    7.32 % are 65 to 74 Years Old
    4.84 % are 75 to 84 Years Old
    1.48 % are over 85 Years Old

    Petersburg Stats
    The Total Area covered by Petersburg, Virginia is 147.67 Sq. Miles.
    The population density in Petersburg, VA. is 405.97 persons/sq. mile.
    The Petersburg elevation is 0 Ft.

    Enrollment and Education for Petersburg:
    16,158 students are enrolled in school in Petersburg, Virginia (over 3 years of age).
    Of those who are enrolled in Petersburg:
    751 students are attending Nursery School in Petersburg.
    751 students are enrolled in Kindergarten.
    7,195 students in Petersburg are enrolled in Primary School
    3,240 students attend High School in Petersburg.
    4,221 students attend College in Petersburg.
    Petersburg Employment Info:
    24,256 people are employed in Petersburg.
    2,379 people are unemployed in Petersburg, Virginia.
    Data on Household Economics in Petersburg:
    Household earnings breakdown:
    Under $10,000 yearly: 2,969
    $10,000.00 to $14,999 yearly: 1,626
    $15,000 to $24,999 yearly: 3,395
    $25,000 to $34,999 yearly: 3,344
    $35,000 to $49,999 yearly: 3,999
    $50,000 to $74,999 yearly: 4,217
    $75,000 to $99,999 yearly: 1,673
    $100,000 to $149,999 yearly: 888
    $150,000 to $199,999 yearly: 230
    $200,000 or more yearly: 178

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Drug Rehab in Petersburg

Drug treatment is accessible to anyone and everyone in Petersburg who is having difficulties with drug or alcohol addiction, despite how serious their addiction is, what substance they are addicted to, or their individual circumstances. Drug rehabilitation is the answer that so many are looking for, who want to fully resolve their drug addiction but have failed to do so in the past. Even with the best of intentions, people who want to stop taking drugs on their own have to overcome many emotional and physical barriers that they never knew about until they were in the midst of their addiction. These obstacles seem insurmountable unless you have to tools to overcome them, tools which are provided at a drug rehabilitation center by knowledgable professional rehab counselors. Rehab staff recognize what men and women in recovery are up against and how to handle drug or alcohol addiction not just temporarily, but for good.

Due to the fact drug or alcohol addiction affects so many men and women in Petersburg and can have a number of damaging impacts for both the drug users and the people in their life, it is critical that they seek treatment from a Petersburg alcohol and drug rehabilitation center as right away before the consequences are too serious. Anyone close to someone who is addicted to drugs or alcohol understands how hard it can be to not only convince an individual to go to drug rehab but to even get them to understand they have a problem. No one who is destroying their life and the lives of others wants to acknowledge this fact when they are addicted to drugs, it would be too much to deal with. But this truth must be recognized if there is any chance to resolve the situation.

One way of shedding light on this and getting the individual to see there is an issue and get treatment for it in drug rehabilitation is a drug intervention. A drug intervention is not meant to make the person feel guilty about their drug addiction, but to be confronted with truth from their close friends and family members and given a solution for the issue. Converse with a treatment specialists counselor at a Petersburg drug rehab to determine if a drug intervention is in fact what might do the trick and get someone you care about to drug and alcohol rehabilitation today. Drug and alcohol treatment professionals may recommend that intervention contributors seek the assistance of a professional drug interventionist, of which there are many readily available in Petersburg who are extremely trained and knowledgeable in the procedure and can help make it successful.

Whether somebody is in alcohol and drug treatment due to the fact they have chosen to go on their own or due to an effective drug intervention, they will have a long haul ahead of them with quite a few challenges and successes along the way. The first part of drug rehabilitation will always be overseen by detox professionals, who make certain the individual is as relaxed and safe as possible as they detoxify from drugs and when experiencing withdrawal. Detoxification can feel insufferable to people who are just becoming abstinent, but this process is often complete in a matter of days for most substances and with little to no difficulties. Some drugs however may cause difficulties which may need to be addressed in the course of detox by detoxification specialists or even healthcare staff. Because this is sometimes the case, it is a great illustration of why people who are coming off of drugs do so only under a watchful eye at a Petersburg alcohol and drug treatment or detoxification center. It isn't really worth risking your well being or life over when detox specialists are available to help people overcome this process in a safe manner.

Detox and withdrawal is a small step in the drug rehabilitation process, and it is not the end of treatment for anybody who wishes to experience a complete recovery from drug addiction. Many individuals are under the impression that they can remain off of drugs merely because they overcame detox and withdrawal. They then attempt to go on with their life without dealing with the true reasons they became involved with drugs or alcohol in to begin with. This is typically a huge mistake, because most will relapse back on drugs and alcohol, which can have serious effects, or right back in drug and alcohol treatment to go through the process again. Rehab professionals understand that to completely tackle drug or alcohol addiction and become rehabilitated, rehabilitation clientele must understand that the rehabilitation procedure entails a lot more than merely achieving abstinence.

To achieve complete rehabilitation people must delve into and deal with the problems and situations in their life which led them to abuse drugs or alcohol to begin with. This can be different for everybody but the treatment tools employed to uncover and handle them are often the identical. This often entails in-depth counseling and the use of other therapeutic tools that professional drug rehab counselors utilize to create an understanding of one's drug or alcohol addiction and how they can regain control over it and as a result be able to live a drug free life. For some addicted individuals in Petersburg, this can take a substantial amount of time. Shorter treatment centers often don't cut it for people who require treatment services far beyond detox and withdrawal, which is frequently the case with serious drug users.

Persons in alcohol and drug rehab and their family and friends, must remain optimistic but practical when considering the drug and alcohol rehab approach and amount of time needed in rehabilitation. It will require many weeks and maybe months in a Petersburg alcohol and drug rehab program which requires an inpatient or residential stay of no less than 90 days, and at times much longer to fully resolve all drug or alcohol addiction issues. All of the efforts and time will be worth it in the end when the individual will have complete confidence that they will not only be able to remain sober, but can easily do so and go on to lead a happy and healthy life. If a person you know is addicted to drugs and alcohol and requires drug and alcohol rehab, it is important that you take steps immediately to get them this treatment. Contact a professional rehab staff member at a Petersburg drug and alcohol treatment center right away to get any questions answered and discover how.

20 treatment listings in or near Petersburg, Virginia:

Drug Rehab By City
  • AA Meetings in Petersburg:
  • One Day At A Time Group
    20a Crater Rd.
    Petersburg, VA. 23803

    Wednesday - 7:30 PM
    Saturday - 7:30 PM
  • Commuter Group
    100 River St.
    Petersburg, VA. 23803

    Sunday - 9:30 AM
    Monday - 5:30 PM
    Tuesday - 5:30 PM
    Wednesday - 5:30 PM
    Thursday - 5:30 PM
    Friday - 5:30 PM
  • Marble Group
    100 River St.
    Petersburg, VA. 23803

    Sunday - 5:00 PM
    Saturday - 9:00 AM
  • Petersburg Group
    22 E. Washington St.
    Petersburg, VA. 23803

    Monday - 8:00 PM
    Friday - 8:00 PM
  • The Home Group
    35 S. Market St.
    Petersburg, VA. 23803

    Sunday - 8:00 PM
    Thursday - 8:00 PM
    Saturday - 1:00 PM
  • Roundtable Group
    419 W. Washington St
    Petersburg, VA. 23803

    Monday - 10:00 AM
    Wednesday - 10:00 AM
    Thursday - 9:00 AM
    Friday - 10:00 AM
  • Easy Does It Group
    801 Adams St.
    Petersburg, VA. 23803

    Tuesday - 7:30 PM
  • Small Beginnings
    835 Commerce St.
    Petersburg, VA. 23803

    Monday - 7:30 AM
    Tuesday - 7:30 AM
    Wednesday - 7:30 AM
    Thursday - 7:30 AM
    Friday - 7:30 AM
  • Walnut Hill Group
    1545 S. Sycamore St.
    Petersburg, VA. 23805

    Thursday - 7:00 PM
  • After All- Living Sober
    319 North Boulevard
    Petersburg, VA. 23805

    Tuesday - 10:00 AM
  • NA meetings in Petersburg:
  • Alamo Recovery Center
    35 South Market Street
    Petersburg, VA. 23803

    Tuesday - 10:00 AM
  • Feelings Group
    100 River Street
    Petersburg, VA. 23805

    Monday - 7:30 PM
  • Go Kart Village
    3268 South Crater Road
    Petersburg, VA. 23805

    Friday - 10:00 PM
    Monday - 12:00 PM
    Thursday - 12:00 PM
    Tuesday - 7:00 PM
    Wednesday - 12:00 PM
  • Southside Regional Medical Center
    801 South Adams Street
    Petersburg, VA. 23803

    Saturday - 8:00 PM
  • Washington Street United Methodist Church
    22 East Washington Street
    Petersburg, VA. 23803

    Friday - 12:00 PM
    Saturday - 10:00 AM
    Thursday - 7:30 PM
  • Al-Anon Meetings in Petersburg:
  • Tri-City Al-Anon
    24 E. Washington St.
    Petersburg, VA.

    Monday - 8:00 PM