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  • Statistics for Portsmouth, Virginia
  • The population of Portsmouth is 100,565. Of that number, 48,583 are Males and 51,982 are Females.

    Portsmouth, Virginia population breakdown by age is as follows:

    7.13 % are Under Age 5
    7.25 % are 5 to 9 Years Old
    7.13 % are 10 to 14 Years Old
    7.30 % are 15 to 19 Years Old
    7.97 % are 20 to 24 Years Old
    14.03 % are 25 to 34 Years Old
    15.09 % are 35 to 44 Years Old
    12.30 % are 45 to 54 Years Old
    4.29 % are 55 to 59 Years Old
    3.74 % are 60 to 64 Years Old
    6.84 % are 65 to 74 Years Old
    5.39 % are 75 to 84 Years Old
    1.54 % are over 85 Years Old

    Portsmouth Stats
    The Total Area covered by Portsmouth, Virginia is 33.8 Sq. Miles.
    The population density in Portsmouth, VA. is 3,009.82 persons/sq. mile.
    The Portsmouth elevation is 0 Ft.

    Enrollment and Education for Portsmouth:
    26,135 students are enrolled in school in Portsmouth, Virginia (over 3 years of age).
    Of those who are enrolled in Portsmouth:
    1,753 students are attending Nursery School in Portsmouth.
    1,503 students are enrolled in Kindergarten.
    12,217 students in Portsmouth are enrolled in Primary School
    5,451 students attend High School in Portsmouth.
    5,211 students attend College in Portsmouth.
    Portsmouth Employment Info:
    40,353 people are employed in Portsmouth.
    3,352 people are unemployed in Portsmouth, Virginia.
    Data on Household Economics in Portsmouth:
    Household earnings breakdown:
    Under $10,000 yearly: 4,633
    $10,000.00 to $14,999 yearly: 2,899
    $15,000 to $24,999 yearly: 6,158
    $25,000 to $34,999 yearly: 5,987
    $35,000 to $49,999 yearly: 6,982
    $50,000 to $74,999 yearly: 7,008
    $75,000 to $99,999 yearly: 2,642
    $100,000 to $149,999 yearly: 1,313
    $150,000 to $199,999 yearly: 302
    $200,000 or more yearly: 213
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Drug Rehab in Portsmouth, VA.

Drug Rehab in Portsmouth, VA. is a proven option that individuals who are struggling with drug addiction can utilize to help themselves conquer drug addiction for good. These days, individuals are barraged with all kinds of drugs to use and abuse and drug addiction is not just a factor with illegal street drugs. Whilst rates of illegal street drug use have remained relatively steady and some are most definitely on the rise, more modern designer substances and medical drugs are also seeing extremely high rates of misuse. There are powerful synthetic drugs such as "bath salts" which can be bought legally in some states and bring about severe and deadly effects, or Ecstasy and GHB which are widely used and can be easily obtained in nightclubs and party scenes around the nation. Instances of prescription drug abuse, particularly prescription narcotics, show a very evident issue that has spun out of control and with a number of serious consequences.

So a person who hasn't experienced this may ask oneself why a person would permit alcohol and drug use overtake their lives regardless of all of the damaging effects they and other individuals will experience. Men and women who use drugs or alcohol either in social settings or on a casual basis or as what they consider at the time is the remedy to a problem can all too easily become reliant and addicted to their drugs of choice. Their drug use then becomes a viscous cycle which can be very challenging if not impossible to end alone, leaving one as a prisoner to their drug use . Quite a few lives have been lost as a result of 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, toxic inhalants and prescription drugs they are getting out of their home's medicine cabinets. Senior adults are abusing drugs and alcohol at rates which are higher than their younger counterparts in this Country. It is an issue which can only be addressed in a proven drug rehab in Portsmouth, VA. or the surrounding areas.

It can be discouraging when an individual who is struggling with drug addiction will not decided on their own to get help at a drug rehab. For people who are not persuaded easily and refuse to go to drug rehab in Portsmouth, VA. a drug intervention could be needed. When an an appropriate drug and alcohol rehabilitation facility has been selected and preparations are made for the individual's arrival, consult with an expert rehabilitation counselor about putting together a drug intervention which are frequently performed in liaison with a professional drug interventionist. An intervention can include anybody of importance 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 negatively impacting their life and the lives of others. An intervention is done out of love and concern, with a solution to the problem provided as the ultimate goal in the form of rapid departure to a Portsmouth, VA. drug rehab facility.

Upon arrival to a drug rehab in Portsmouth, VA. because they wanted to go or because of a successful drug intervention, individuals have a lot of work in store for them which always starts with a safe detox. detoxification is the process which the individual will initially have to endure as drugs or alcohol leave their body and they have to get re-accustomed 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 psychological drug or alcohol withdrawal. These symptoms can differ in severity and how long they last, based on their drug of choice. Some symptoms of withdrawal can be extremely unpleasant and even agonizing, and some could result in extreme depression or can even be life threatening. Whatever the case may be, it is important that individuals never attempt to detox themselves due to the serious nature of the detox process and problems which may arise which they may not be able to handle on their own. Being in a drug rehab in Portsmouth, VA. during detox will drastically decrease the risks associated with detox and withdrawal and help make sure the individual won't fall back into drug use because of intense urges they will experience during detox.

Detox is a very important step in the rehab course of action at a drug rehab in Portsmouth, VA., although this only takes a few days and is simply a small step in a significantly more complete treatment plan. Folks who depart a drug rehab in Portsmouth, VA. immediately following detoxification because they are under the illusion that they are free of all problems associated with their addiction often fall back into drug use and either end up right back in drug rehab in Portsmouth, VA. or experience serious consequences. Real rehabilitation of a person who has become addicted and reliant on drugs and alcohol entails many days and weeks of introspection to uncover the real reasons they started misusing drugs and alcohol to begin with. Professional rehabilitation staff will employ a wide range of established treatment procedures to uncover serious life issues which triggered their drug use and do everything needed to deal with and resolve these issues prior to being considered okay to leave alcohol and drug rehabilitation.

Drug rehabs in Portsmouth, VA. that offer the most superior results are programs which call for at least a 3 month stay in an inpatient or residential drug treatment center. Extensive alcohol and drug rehabilitation facility in Portsmouth, VA. such as this offer an atmosphere which is appropriate for the intensive healing people will go through to become truly rehabilitated. Quick detoxification centers or outpatient alcohol and drug treatment programs in Portsmouth, VA. often prove ineffective in resolving serious cases of drug or alcohol addiction, and men and women and their loved ones should not be disillusioned by the appeal of a fast or easy fix drug rehab program. It can often take as long as a year in an inpatient or residential alcohol and drug treatment program in Portsmouth, VA. along with substantial aftercare support to guarantee someone 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 Portsmouth, Virginia:

Drug Rehab By City
  • AA Meetings in Portsmouth:
  • Carry The Message
    Rodman Ave & Winchester Dr
    Portsmouth, VA. 23707

    Thursday - 8:00 PM
  • NA meetings in Portsmouth:
  • Broad Street United Methodist Church
    300 Broad Street
    Portsmouth, VA. 23707

    Saturday - 8:00 PM
  • Church of The Resurrection
    3501 Cedar Lane
    Portsmouth, VA. 23703

    Monday - 8:00 PM
  • Ebenezer Baptist Church
    728 Effingham Street
    Portsmouth, VA. 23701

    Wednesday - 7:30 PM
  • Holy Communion Lutheran Church
    6220 Portsmouth Boulevard
    Portsmouth, VA. 23701

    Tuesday - 12:00 PM
  • Keep Coming Back Group
    2721 Turnpike Road
    Portsmouth, VA. 23704

    Tuesday - 7:00 PM
  • Martin Luther King Baptist Church
    1701 Elm Avenue
    Portsmouth, VA. 23704

    Saturday - 7:30 PM
  • Maryview Medical Center
    3636 High Street
    Portsmouth, VA. 23701

    Saturday - 11:00 AM
    Sunday - 11:00 AM
  • Mount Sinai United Holy Church
    2710 Columbus Avenue
    Portsmouth, VA. 23702

    Monday - 7:30 PM
  • Saint Johns Episcopal Church
    424 Washington Street
    Portsmouth, VA. 23704

    Friday - 6:00 PM
    Sunday - 7:00 PM
  • Seventh Day Adventist Church
    3709 Winchester Avenue
    Portsmouth, VA. 23704

    Thursday - 8:00 PM
  • United Congregational Christian Church
    5900 Portsmouth Boulevard
    Portsmouth, VA. 23701

    Tuesday - 8:00 PM
  • Al-Anon Meetings in Portsmouth:
  • Lifeline Al-Anon
    96 Afton Parkway
    Portsmouth, VA.

    Monday - 10:30 AM
  • Afton Parkway Saturday Night Afg
    96 Afton Parkway
    Portsmouth, VA.

    Saturday - 8:00 PM