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  • Lakewood, Washington Census Data
  • The total number of people in Lakewood is 64,647. Of those, 31,928 are Male (49.39 %) and 32,719 are Female (50.61 %).

    In Lakewood, Washington 31.4 is the median age.

    Lakewood, Washington population is broken down (as a percentage) by age as follows:

    Under Age of 5: 7.66 %
    Ages 5 to 9: 7.04 %
    Ages 10 to 14: 6.53 %
    Ages 15 to 19: 7.04 %
    Ages 20 to 24: 8.81 %
    Ages 25 to 34: 14.94 %
    Ages 35 to 44: 15.09 %
    Ages 45 to 54: 12.36 %
    Ages 55 to 59: 4.37 %
    Ages 60 to 64: 3.66 %
    Ages 65 to 74: 7.21 %
    Ages 75 to 84: 4.39 %
    Over the age of 85: 0.91 %

    Analysis of Education/Enrollment in Lakewood, Washington:
    A total of 16,074 people over the age of three are enrolled in school in Lakewood.
    Of the total enrolled in Lakewood:
    1,034 children in Lakewood are enrolled in Nursery School.
    832 children are attending Kindergarten in Lakewood.
    7,280 children in Lakewood attend Primary School
    3,433 young people in Lakewood attend Secondary School.
    3,495 people are enrolled in college in Lakewood.
    11,420 people have a High School diploma (or equivalent).
    11,272 people have attended some college (without a degree).
    3,705 people in Lakewood have an Associates Degree.
    5,477 people in Lakewood have a Bachelors Degree.
    3,281 people in Lakewood have a Graduate Degree.

    Lakewood Statistical Data
    Lakewood, Washington Total Area covers 25.15 Square Miles.
    Total Water Area is 0.41 Square Miles.
    Total Land Area is 24.74 Square Miles.
    In Lakewood, WA. pop. density is 2,612.96 persons/square mile.
    Lakewood, Washington is located in the Pacific (GMT -8) Time Zone.
    The elevation in Lakewood is 46 Ft.

    Economic Data for Lakewood, WA.

    Family Income Data for Lakewood:
    Income per household breakdown is as follows:
    Earning under $10,000 annually: 2,571
    Earning $10,000.00 to $14,999 annually: 1,917
    Earning $15,000 to $24,999 annually: 3,919
    Earning $25,000 to $34,999 annually: 3,832
    Earning $35,000 to $49,999 annually: 4,625
    Earning $50,000 to $74,999 annually: 4,315
    Earning $75,000 to $99,999 annually: 2,541
    Earning $100,000 to $149,999 annually: 1,311
    Earning $150,000 to $199,999 annually: 346
    Earning $200,000 or more annually: 416
    $34,856.33 is the Median Annual Income per family in Lakewood.

    Employment Data:
    30,380 are employed in Lakewood, Washington.
    2,133 are unemployed in Lakewood.
    Of those that currently employed in Lakewood:
    16,499 Males are currently employed in Lakewood.
    13,881 Females are currently employed in Lakewood, WA.

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Drug addiction and alcohol abuse is harmful to the life of any person in Lakewood, Washington and their family. The initial step in overcoming a drug or alcohol addiction is recognizing that there is a problem and that qualified treatment is required to solve it. Lakewood, WA. drug treatment and alcohol rehab facilities are intended to give qualified help so that the process of recovery can take place. As hard as it may be to step forward and receive treatment assistance it is much more difficult to continue on the downward spiral of addiction.

When you are questioning whether you or someone close to you in Lakewood really should receive treatment for a drug addiction or alcoholism problem, one of the initial topics that may possibly come up is the cost of a drug treatment and alcohol rehab program. The expense factor can be a barrier for a lot of individuals and lead to the thought "I will just do this through my own willpower and not have to shell out any money." Unfortunately, drug addiction and alcoholism are extremely complex conditions that are characterized by extreme cravings and compulsions to obtain and use drugs, it is not simply a subject of having willpower. There are issues that have to be restored on a physical and emotional level. Structured treatment provided by a drug treatment and alcohol rehabilitation facility will get you sober and train you how to stay that way.

The reality is, for the most part most people in Lakewood, Washington realize the consequences of what it may cost them if they do not enroll into a drug treatment and alcohol rehab facility. The price of the consequences drug addiction and alcoholism is immeasurable. Families can be destroyed. Sober friends and associates can be devastated. Jobs and other career opportunities are lost. Health issues can crop up into considerable medical expenses not to mention the legal troubles that frequently come up in many drug and alcohol addiction circumstances. In reality the price of a drug rehab and alcohol treatment facility is mild.

There are various financial options for a drug rehab and alcohol treatment facility, more important is to select the proper treatment program for you or your loved one in Lakewood, WA. that will work within your financial means.

Methods of treatment may differ depending on which drug treatment and alcohol rehabilitation facility you decide on and what sort of addiction treatment strategy the facility offers. Most drug rehab and alcohol rehabilitation centers can and will include a number of addiction treatment options: inpatient rehab, day-treatment, outpatient rehab, holistic rehab, and drug and alcohol detoxification.

Lakewood, Washington drug and alcohol treatment programs usually commence the treatment process with drug and/or alcohol detoxification. Drug or alcohol withdrawal symptoms might range from anxiety, depression, sleeplessness, joint pains, myalgia (muscle pains), seizures and other withdrawal symptoms depending on the severity of the addiction and the type of drug that the person has been abusing and for how long. This is why it is important that the detoxification is medically monitored by a state-licensed drug and alcohol rehabilitation center or hospital. Detoxification is accomplished by way of a variety of treatment approaches to ease the physical dependence of drugs or alcohol which can take from 3 to 10 days.

If you or someone close to you in Lakewood, WA. has a serious drug or alcohol abuse issue, an inpatient drug and alcohol rehabilitation facility would be the most effective option typically. Acute alcohol or drug addiction typically manifests the following behaviors: lying, thieving, isolation from friends and family, difficulties at work or no employment at all, mood swings etc. These irrational behaviors are generally present in the case of a severe drug addiction or alcoholism problem. When there is a severe addiction present it can extremely difficult if not impossible to stop without having the support and assistance from a quality inpatient drug and alcohol rehabilitation facilities.

Outpatient drug and alcohol rehabilitation facilities are available for men and women with moderate drug or alcohol abuse issues. An outpatient drug treatment and alcohol rehabilitation center is a suitable choice for those people who have just started abusing drugs or alcohol and they have not yet aquired a dependence upon the substance however their drug or alcohol use is becoming a dilemma that they do need help with before it does get out of control. Outpatient drug treatment and alcohol rehabilitation facilities have very limited supervision as opposed to an inpatient or residential program, which is typically 24-hours a day. It is essential that drug testing is provided in an outpatient program as a deterrent to the individual using drugs or alcohol while participating with outpatient drug or alcohol treatment.

When you have made the decision that a drug and alcohol rehab center is necessary for you or someone you care about in Lakewood, the next decision is where? There are quite a few drug treatment and alcohol rehab facilities throughout the country with many different treatment options. Finding the proper drug rehab and alcohol treatment program for you or your loved one requires first knowing what is offered. If you have made the decision that you will need help but are confused about what you need or where to go, dial our toll free number and a Registered Addiction Specialist will help you find what you are searching for.

If you are ready to get treatment help for yourself or someone you care about in Lakewood, Washington and do not require the assistance of a Counselor, we have provided the listings below in Lakewood, WA. of Local and/or Nearby drug rehab and alcohol rehabilitation programs.

There are 6 listings in Lakewood, Washington:
  • Greater Lakes Mental Healthcare
    Greater Lakes Mental Healthcare is a drug and alcohol rehabilitation center that is located at 9108 Lakewood Drive SW Lakewood, WA. 98499.
    Greater Lakes Mental Healthcare can be contacted by calling 253-581-6202.
    Treatment Services:
    Payment Options: Self Payment, Payment Assistance
  • Tacoma Comp Treatment Center
    Tacoma Comp Treatment Center is a drug and alcohol treatment center that is located at 9500 Front Street Lakewood, WA. 98499.
    Tacoma Comp Treatment Center can be contacted by calling 888-744-4102.
    Treatment Services: Drug and Alcohol Rehab Programs
    Payment Options: Private Pay Insurance, Self Payment
  • Doorway to Recovery
    Doorway to Recovery is an alcohol and drug rehabilitation facility that is located at 3888 Steilacoom Boulevard Lakewood, WA. 98498.
    Doorway to Recovery can be contacted by calling 253-983-1303.
    Treatment Services: Drug and Alcohol Rehab Programs, DUI/DWI Clients
    Payment Options: Private Pay Insurance, Self Payment
  • Child Study Treatment Center
    Child Study Treatment Center is an alcohol and drug rehabilitation program that is located at 8805 Steilacoom Boulevard SW Lakewood, WA. 98498.
    Child Study Treatment Center can be contacted by calling 253-756-2504.
    Treatment Services:
    Payment Options: Private Pay Insurance, Self Payment
  • Crossroads Treatment Center Inc
    Crossroads Treatment Center Inc is a drug and alcohol treatment facility that is located at 10828 Gravelly Lake Drive SW Lakewood, WA. 98499.
    Crossroads Treatment Center Inc can be contacted by calling 253-473-7474.
    Treatment Services: Drug and Alcohol Rehab Programs
    Payment Options: Private Pay Insurance, Self Payment
  • Northwest Integrated Health
    Northwest Integrated Health is a drug and alcohol treatment facility that is located at 9720 South Tacoma Way Lakewood, WA. 98499.
    Northwest Integrated Health can be contacted by calling 253-503-0226.
    Treatment Services: Drug and Alcohol Rehab Programs, Detox, Residential Short-Term Treatment, Inpatient Drug Rehab
    Payment Options:

Additional Articles About Drug Addiction and Treatment in Lakewood, Washington

  • People who are addicted to drugs or alcohol can live in complete denial. Without outside influence, it is all too easy to continue abuse of drugs or alcohol and cause more and more destruction in the process. Drug addiction and alcoholism not only harms one's self, but affects so many other people involved. This is often not recognized by the addict when they are using drugs, which is why an intervention can be such a powerful tool....

  • The most satisfying facet of taking part in any drug treatment program in Lakewood is that the person can take the time to fully uncover and deal with both the physical and underlying emotional and psychological elements of their addiction. Counseling and education are essential components that will help addicted people gain the understanding and tools to not only stop using drugs or alcohol, but also reach a state where sobriety can benefit them in all regions of their life....

  • Drug and alcohol addiction in Lakewood can get people involved in all levels of crime and trouble. Once someone becomes dependent to drugs or alcohol they will often commit crimes in order to keep their habit going. Sadly, the vast majority of individuals currently incarcerated in the prison system in the United States are there because of some form of drug or alcohol addiction....

  • Addiction doesn't have to be something which individuals will struggle with indefinitely. If addicted individuals in Lakewood acquire the appropriate level of care and treatment, any type of addiction can be rehabilitated. The fundamentals of drug and alcohol treatment programs in Lakewood are all primarily based on the knowledge that drug or alcohol addiction is not just a physical issue, but an issue with much more prevalent and prominent social, psychological and emotional aspects that must be handled....

  • While drug and alcohol treatment facilities in Lakewood provide relief from the everyday distractions of the outside world so that people in recovery can focus on treatment. A drug and alcohol rehabilitation facility is not a resort or hotel. Time spent at a drug or alcohol rehab facility in Lakewood is meant to be as productive as possible carrying out the vital work needed to overcome addiction. This takes intense focus and dedication not only on the part of the treatment staff but the recovering individual himself, who will need to use every moment in treatment wisely and effectively to get well....

  • NA meetings in Lakewood:
  • Lakewood Methodist Church (NA Meeting)
    6900 Steilacoom Boulevard South West
    Lakewood, WA. 98498

    Thursday - 7:00 PM
  • AA meetings in Lakewood:
  • Alacoma Club (AA Meeting)
    6507 Mt Tacoma Dr Sw
    Lakewood, WA. 98499

    Monday - 9:00 AM
    Wednesday - 9:00 AM
    Friday - 9:00 AM
  • Alacoma Club 2 (AA Meeting)
    6507 Mt Tacoma Dr Sw
    Lakewood, Washington 98499

    Sunday - 8:00 PM
    Monday - 8:00 PM
    Tuesday - 8:00 PM
    Wednesday - 8:00 PM
    Thursday - 8:00 PM
    Saturday - 8:00 PM
  • Alacoma Club 3 (AA Meeting)
    6507 Mt Tacoma Dr Sw
    Lakewood, WA. 98499

    Friday - 8:30 PM
  • As Bill Sees It (AA Meeting)
    6507 Mt Tacoma Dr Sw
    Lakewood, Washington 98499

    Monday - 6:30 AM
    Tuesday - 6:30 AM
    Wednesday - 6:30 AM
    Thursday - 6:30 AM
    Friday - 6:30 AM
  • Daily Reflections (AA Meeting)
    10506 Bridgeport Way
    Lakewood, Washington 98499

    Monday - 7:00 PM
  • Friday Night Group (AA Meeting)
    6507 Mt. Tacoma Dr. Sw
    Lakewood, Washington 98499

    Friday - 8:30 PM
  • Friday Nite Group (AA Meeting)
    6507 Mt. Tacoma Dr. Sw
    Lakewood, WA. 98499

    Friday - 8:30 PM
  • Heard It Through The Grapevine (AA Meeting)
    6507 Mt Tacoma Dr Sw
    Lakewood, WA. 98499

    Thursday - 6:45 PM
  • Ladies Nite Out (AA Meeting)
    6900 Steilcoom Blvd
    Lakewood, WA. 98499

    Saturday - 5:30 PM
  • Lakewood Coeds (AA Meeting)
    6507 Mt Tacoma Dr Sw
    Lakewood, WA. 98499

    Saturday - 5:30 PM
  • Lakewood Lunch Bunch (AA Meeting)
    6507 Mt Tacoma Dr Sw
    Lakewood 98499

    Monday - 12:00 PM
    Tuesday - 12:00 PM
    Wednesday - 12:00 PM
    Thursday - 12:00 PM
    Friday - 12:00 PM
  • Mens Stag Meeting (AA Meeting)
    6507 Mt Tacoma Dr Sw
    Lakewood, Washington 98499

    Saturday - 10:00 AM
  • No Host Happy Hour (AA Meeting)
    6507 Mt Tacoma Dr Sw
    Lakewood, Washington 98499

    Sunday - 5:30 PM
    Monday - 5:30 PM
    Tuesday - 5:30 PM
    Wednesday - 5:30 PM
    Thursday - 5:30 PM
    Friday - 5:30 PM
    Saturday - 5:30 PM
  • Post Reflections (AA Meeting)
    14809 Woodlawn St Sw
    Lakewood, WA. 98498

    Saturday - 8:30 AM
  • The Hole In The Donut Meeting (AA Meeting)
    6507 Mt Tacoma Dr Sw
    Lakewood 98499

    Tuesday - 6:45 PM
  • Tues Big Book Thumpers (AA Meeting)
    6900 Steilcoom Blvd
    Lakewood 98499

    Tuesday - 5:30 PM
  • Wed Step Study (AA Meeting)
    6900 Steilcoom Blvd
    Lakewood, Washington 98499

    Wednesday - 5:30 PM
  • Women Of Wisdom (AA Meeting)
    6507 Mt Tacoma Dr Sw
    Lakewood 98499

    Saturday - 12:00 PM
  • Youth Enjoying Sobriety (AA Meeting)
    6507 Mt Tacoma Dr Sw
    Lakewood, WA. 98499

    Saturday - 8:00 PM
  • Al-Anon support groups meetings in Lakewood:
  • High Noon AFG (closed) (Al-Anon Meeting)
    6507 Mount Tahoma Dr SW
    Lakewood , WA.

    Thursday - 12:15 PM
  • Old Dogs Study AFG (open) (Al-Anon Meeting)
    6900 Steilacoom Blvd. SW
    Lakewood

    Wednesday - 6:30 PM
  • Sharing Our Horizons AFG (Open) (Babysitter Available) Speaker 2nd Saturday Only (Al-Anon Meeting)
    6900 Steilacoom Blvd. SW
    Lakewood

    Saturday - 6:30 PM