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Decatur, Alabama

Decatur, Alabama, in Morgan county, is 108 miles S of Nashville, Tennessee. The city is part of the Huntsville metropolitan statistical area (MSA). About 53,929 people people live in Decatur.

The People and Families of Decatur

In Decatur, about 55% of adults are married.

Wealth and Education

In 2000, Decatur had a median family income of $47,574. Overall, families in Decatur are likely to be financially secure. It turns out that people in the city tend to be educated, and a lot of them are college grads.

Political Inclinations

In 2004, George W. Bush garnered more political contributions ($39,620) in Decatur than did the other Presidential candidates. The Republican party was the top fund-raiser among political parties in the city.

Decatur Housing

Of the houses, apartments, etc. in Decatur, about 64% are lived in by their owners, not renters. The average property tax bill in the city is higher than that of most other communities in Alabama.

Commuting

In Decatur, 96% of commuters drive to work. Decatur is designed with driving in mind. It's not a great city for public transportation.

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPop.Median Family
Income (2000)
Decatur53,929$47,574
Athens18,967$44,544
Hartselle12,019$47,685
Huntsville158,216$52,202
Madison29,329$74,532
Moulton3,260$35,195

High Points

Decatur strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Alabama):

CategoryTrophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 1%Decatur Affordability of Property Taxes
Racial Diversity
(vs. State)
Top 2%Decatur Racial Diversity
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 6%Decatur Affordability of Rents
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. State)
Top 10%Decatur Well-Paid Single Men
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. State)
Top 10%Decatur Well-Paid Single Women
College Educated Adults
(vs. State)
Top 11%Decatur College Educated Adults
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. State)
Top 13%Decatur Walking and Biking to Work
Short Commute Times
(vs. State)
Top 14%Decatur Short Commute Times
Median Family Income
(vs. State)
Top 15%Decatur Median Family Income


The listings in Decatur, Alabama and surrounding areas provide the following services:

(16) Outpatient
(4) Teens and Adolescents
(11) American Sign Language
(3) Services for Co-occurring Mental and Substance Abuse Disorders
(6) Women That Are Pregnant or Postpartum
(4) Females
(5) Drug/Alcohol Detoxification
(5) Methadone Maintenance
(2) Methadone Detoxification
(3) Halfway House
(4) Residential Care Long-term 30 to 90 Days Treatment
(2) Males
(3) Mix of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services
(1) General Health Services
(4) Partial Hospitalization/Day Treatment
(2) Hospital Inpatient
(5) Clients With Legal Issues
(2) Spanish Speaking
(1) Residential Beds for Children
(1) Persons with HIV/AIDS
(1) Gay and Lesbian
(2) Short term Residential Care 30 Days or Less
(2) Mental Health Services
(2) Seniors/Older Adults
(1) Driving Under The Influence/Driving While Intoxicated Offenders
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Do you or someone you care about live in Decatur, Alabama and have an addiction to drugs or alcohol? Have you failed at trying to help someone with drug or alcohol addiction in Decatur and have lost all hope? Drug and alcohol addiction are an epidemic in our society today. Someone who is addicted to drugs or alcohol is just existing, not living. This can be a very sad and depressing existence to say the least. But all is not lost, and there are ways to treat addiction that actually work. The way out can be found at an Alcohol Rehabilitation or Drug Rehab Center in Decatur that will suit your treatment needs.

The reason an Alcohol Rehab or Drug Rehabilitation Program in Decatur works for the treatment of drug addiction and alcoholism is because the individual will learn to overcome problems in life by confronting them, not by numbing them with drugs and alcohol. Once the individual starts confronting and handling life situations, they realize that they can actually cope with their problems and don't feel the need to compound them with drugs or alcohol.

Each individual is different, and there are a variety of treatment programs available in Decatur to cater to individual needs. For example, there are Outpatient Rehab Centers, Short-term Rehab Facilities, Long-term Addiction Recovery Programs, Inpatient Addiction Recovery Facilities, support group meetings, drug counseling, halfway houses and sober living.

The two main aspects of addiction, physical and psychological, are what the individual will be addressing during the course of treatment at a Drug Rehabilitation or Alcohol Treatment Center in Decatur. Individuals will first begin by addressing the aspect of physical addiction by taking part in a detoxification program in Decatur, Alabama, which will help with the uncomfortable withdrawal symptoms that ensue when a person stops using drugs or alcohol. The brain adapts to the use of a psychoactive substance over time, which lessens the effect of the drug. This is how physical tolerance to drugs such as heroin, amphetamines, cocaine, nicotine and alcohol develops. This is why someone using drugs has to take more and more of the substance to get the same effect. Abruptly stopping substance use is what causes the uncomfortable withdrawal symptoms. These symptoms could last for days, weeks or even months depending on the individual's history of abuse. Hardcore drugs such as heroin have a particularly long and painful withdrawal period.

Right off the bat, a Drug Rehab or Alcohol Rehabilitation Program in Decatur will get the individual started on a professional detoxification accompanied by psychological counseling. At the root of the individual's addiction to drugs or alcohol are these psychological issues. Once addressed, the individual's chances of relapse are decreased markedly.

Due to the structured environment and comprehensive program that an Alcohol Rehab or Drug Rehabilitation Center in Decatur, AL. offers, it truly is the most successful method for treating drug and alcohol addiction. There is no stone left unturned, every area where the individual is having problems in life will be addressed.

As part of treatment in Decatur, AL., the individual will be trained on how to react appropriately to situations in life and how to change his behavior patterns. Staff of a Drug Rehabilitation or Alcohol Treatment Facility in Decatur will work with the individual on how to respond to his environment, friends, family etc. when he returns home upon completion of treatment. It is expected that the individual will be able to appropriately handle the things which may have initially triggered his drug use. If not, these influences may produce psychological stressors which can cause the person to relapse. That is why professional treatment to address these psychological stressors is such an important aspect of the individual's recovery.

After having discontinued use of drugs or alcohol, research has shown that an addict's brain changes the ways it functions and responds to situations. This is yet another reason it is vital to seek professional help at an Alcohol Rehab or Drug Treatment Center in Decatur, AL., instead of trying to stop on one's own. There is so much for an addict to overcome to achieve sobriety. It is no easy task, even with help. Seeking help at an Alcohol Rehabilitation or Drug Treatment Program in Decatur, AL. is an addict's best bet for a successful recovery from drug and alcohol addiction. If you or someone you know is ready for a new life free of drugs and alcohol, find out what treatment options are available at an Alcohol Rehab or Drug Rehabilitation Facility in Decatur. No time is better than the present to end the cycle of addiction and all of the destruction that it creates. Help is waiting for you or someone you love today.

Getting Help

Call toll free 1-855-731-7773 and speak to a professional Registered Addiction Specialist or simply fill out the Decatur, Alabama Drug Treatment or Alcohol Rehab Facility request form and counselor will contact you shortly.

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There are 2 local Drug Rehabilitation and Alcohol Rehab Programs in Decatur, Alabama. We have also provided 18 additional Alcohol Rehabilitation and Drug Treatment Centers that are closest geographically to Decatur:

Bridge Inc Decatur, AL
Primary Service: Alcohol Treatment and Drug Rehab Program
Services Offered: Teens and Adolescents, American Sign Language, Outpatient
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, Medicaid, State financed insurance (other than Medicaid), Private health insurance, Military insurance (e.g., VA,TRICARE)
Mental Health Ctr of North Central AL Decatur, AL
Primary Service: Alcohol Rehabilitation and Drug Rehab Center
Services Offered: American Sign Language, Services for Co-occurring Mental and Substance Abuse Disorders, Outpatient, Women That Are Pregnant or Postpartum, Females
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, Medicaid, Private health insurance
Huntsville Metro Treatment Center Huntsville, AL 22.5 miles from Decatur
Primary Service: Alcohol Rehab and Drug Rehabilitation Program
Services Offered: Methadone Detoxification, Drug/Alcohol Detoxification, Methadone Maintenance, Outpatient
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment
Pathfinder Inc Huntsville, AL 22.5 miles from Decatur
Primary Service: Alcohol Treatment and Drug Rehabilitation Facility
Services Offered: Halfway House, Males, Residential Care Long-term 30 to 90 Days Treatment
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment
Alabama Recovery Center Huntsville, AL 23.4 miles from Decatur
Primary Service: Alcohol and Drug Rehab Program
Services Offered: Mix of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, Outpatient
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment
Huntsville Recovery Inc Huntsville, AL 23.4 miles from Decatur
Primary Service: Alcohol and Drug Rehab Facility
Services Offered: Methadone Maintenance, Outpatient, Women That Are Pregnant or Postpartum
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment
Crestwood Medical Center of Huntsville Huntsville, AL 26.7 miles from Decatur
Primary Service: Drug and Alcohol Addiction Treatment Program
Services Offered: Drug/Alcohol Detoxification, General Health Services, Hospital Inpatient, Outpatient, Partial Hospitalization/Day Treatment
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, Medicaid, Medicare, State financed insurance (other than Medicaid), Private health insurance, Military insurance (e.g., VA,TRICARE)
Huntsville Madison County MH Center Huntsville, AL 26.7 miles from Decatur
Primary Service: Drug Rehabilitation and Alcohol Rehab Program
Services Offered: American Sign Language, Clients With Legal Issues, Outpatient, Spanish Speaking
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, Medicaid, Medicare, State financed insurance (other than Medicaid), Private health insurance, Military insurance (e.g., VA,TRICARE)
Freedom House Rogersville, AL 26.8 miles from Decatur
Primary Service: Alcohol and Drug Treatment Facility
Services Offered: Residential Beds for Children, Halfway House, Outpatient, Partial Hospitalization/Day Treatment, Women That Are Pregnant or Postpartum, Residential Care Long-term 30 to 90 Days Treatment, Females
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment
Cullman County Treatment Center Cullman, AL 32.5 miles from Decatur
Primary Service: Alcohol Treatment and Drug Rehab Program
Services Offered: American Sign Language, Drug/Alcohol Detoxification, Gay and Lesbian, Persons with HIV/AIDS, Methadone Maintenance, Outpatient, Women That Are Pregnant or Postpartum, Females
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment
Lighthouse Inc Cullman, AL 32.5 miles from Decatur
Primary Service: Alcohol Rehab and Drug Rehabilitation Facility
Services Offered: Clients With Legal Issues, Halfway House, Males, Residential Care Long-term 30 to 90 Days Treatment
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment
Shoals Treatment Center Sheffield, AL 42.1 miles from Decatur
Primary Service: Alcohol and Drug Rehab Program
Services Offered: Methadone Maintenance, Outpatient, Women That Are Pregnant or Postpartum, Spanish Speaking
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, Private health insurance
Riverbend Center for Mental Health Florence, AL 45.7 miles from Decatur
Primary Service: Drug and Alcohol Recovery Center
Services Offered: Teens and Adolescents, American Sign Language, Clients With Legal Issues, Services for Co-occurring Mental and Substance Abuse Disorders, Mix of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, Outpatient
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, Medicaid, Medicare, State financed insurance (other than Medicaid), Private health insurance, Military insurance (e.g., VA,TRICARE)
Sunrise Lodge Russellville, AL 49.9 miles from Decatur
Primary Service: Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation Center
Services Offered: American Sign Language, Short term Residential Care 30 Days or Less
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, Medicaid, State financed insurance (other than Medicaid), Private health insurance, Military insurance (e.g., VA,TRICARE)
Northwest Alabama Mental Health Center Jasper, AL 56.5 miles from Decatur
Primary Service: Drug and Alcohol Treatment Center
Services Offered: Teens and Adolescents, American Sign Language, Services for Co-occurring Mental and Substance Abuse Disorders, Mix of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, Outpatient
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, Medicaid, State financed insurance (other than Medicaid), Private health insurance
Walker Recovery Center Inc Jasper, AL 56.5 miles from Decatur
Primary Service: Drug Rehabilitation and Alcohol Rehab Facility
Services Offered: Methadone Detoxification, Drug/Alcohol Detoxification, Methadone Maintenance, Outpatient, Women That Are Pregnant or Postpartum, Females
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, Private health insurance
Mountain View Deferred Prosecution Gadsden, AL 61.5 miles from Decatur
Primary Service: Drug and Alcohol Rehab Facility
Services Offered: American Sign Language, Clients With Legal Issues, Outpatient
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment
Mountain View Hospital Gadsden, AL 61.5 miles from Decatur
Primary Service: Alcohol Rehab and Drug Treatment Program
Services Offered: Teens and Adolescents, American Sign Language, Clients With Legal Issues, Drug/Alcohol Detoxification, Driving Under The Influence/Driving While Intoxicated Offenders, Hospital Inpatient, Mental Health Services, Outpatient, Partial Hospitalization/Day Treatment, Residential Care Long-term 30 to 90 Days Treatment, Short term Residential Care 30 Days or Less, Seniors/Older Adults
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, Medicaid, Medicare, State financed insurance (other than Medicaid), Private health insurance, Military insurance (e.g., VA,TRICARE)
Mountain View Outpatient Program Gadsden, AL 61.5 miles from Decatur
Primary Service: Alcohol Rehabilitation and Drug Treatment Facility
Services Offered: American Sign Language, Outpatient
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, Medicare, State financed insurance (other than Medicaid), Private health insurance, Military insurance (e.g., VA,TRICARE)
Mountain View Partial Hospitalization Gadsden, AL 61.5 miles from Decatur
Primary Service: Alcohol Treatment and Drug Rehabilitation Facility
Services Offered: American Sign Language, Mental Health Services, Partial Hospitalization/Day Treatment, Seniors/Older Adults
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, Medicare, State financed insurance (other than Medicaid), Private health insurance, Military insurance (e.g., VA,TRICARE)

Did You Know? ...
Interesting Facts and Statistics:

The number of past month methamphetamine users decreased by over half between 2006 and 2008. The numbers were 731,000 in 2006, 529,000 in 2007, and 314,000 in 2008.

In 2008, the average age at first alcohol use among recent initiates aged 12 to 49 was 17.0 years, similar to the corresponding 2007 estimate (16.8 years). The mean age at first use among recent initiates aged 12 or older who initiated use prior to the age of 21 was 15.9 years, which was similar to the 2007 estimate (15.8 years).

Other chemicals or substances are often added to, or substituted for, MDMA in ecstasy tablets, such as caffeine, dextromethorphan (in some cough syrups), amphetamines, or cocaine.

The number of admissions to treatment in which heroin was the primary drug of abuse increased from 235,143 in 1997 to 246,871 in 2007.

Some individuals will go through great pangs to get their preferred inhalant; silver and gold spray paints which contain a higher amount of toluene than the other paint colors, are very popular.

Many new, younger users begin by snorting or smoking heroin because they wish to avoid the social stigma attached to injection drug use.


Strong support groups and sober friends are very helpful for recovering Alcoholics after rehab. Alcoholics Anonymous provides meetings that recovering alcoholics can attend to help stay focused on their sobriety. You can find AA meetings at the following locations in Decatur:

1st. Meth. Church
5 Th. & Monroe
Decatur, Alabama 35601

AA Meeting Days and Times
Tuesday, 7:00 PM
The following survey was completed by residents of Decatur, Alabama as part of the USNODRUGS monitoring program. The survey below is a representation of perceptual drug and alcohol usage rates in Decatur, Alabama. We cannot guarantee complete accuracy, but our monitoring team uses the highest standards for survey compilation.
You do not have to answer all of the survey questions, you should only answer questions that are relevant to your thoughts and experiences.
Survey results as of September 1, 2014
Perception of marijuana in Decatur, Alabama.
Do you believe that using marijuana can be harmful?
Maybe
No
Yes
80%
0%
20%
Marijuana use in Decatur, Alabama.
Have you used marijuana in your lifetime?
No
Yes
84%
16%
Have you used marijuana in the past month?
No
Yes
77%
23%
Do you use marijuana regularly?
Maybe
No
Yes
1%
96%
3%
Perception of Alcohol in Decatur, Alabama.
Do you believe that drinking alcohol can be harmful?
Maybe
No
Yes
6%
3%
91%
Have you had a binge drinking experience in the past month?
No
Yes
75%
25%
Do you consume alcohol daily?
Maybe
No
Yes
9%
85%
6%
How old were you when you first experimented with alcohol?
0-10
11-21
22-31
32 or older
1%
8%
70%
21%
What motivated you to use drugs or alcohol for the first time in Decatur, Alabama?
Boredom
Curiousity
Drugs were all around
Family problem
Hopelessness
It was easy to get
None of the above
Peer Pressure
To fit in
Unhappiness
2%
27%
1%
0%
2%
1%
50%
4%
3%
10%
Most common first drug experience in Decatur, Alabama?
Alcohol
Club Drug
Crack Cocaine
Ecstasy
Heroin
Inhalants
Marijuana
Meth
Over The Counter Drug
Powder Cocaine
Prescription Drug
Psychedelic Drug
19%
3%
2%
5%
2%
3%
12%
3%
8%
9%
26%
8%
Use of drugs and alcohol in Decatur, Alabama schools.
Have you ever gone to school in Decatur, Alabama under the influence of marijuana?
Maybe
No
Yes
17%
80%
3%
Have you ever gone to school in Decatur, Alabama under the influence of alcohol?
Maybe
No
Yes
6%
85%
9%
What is the most common drug used in your school in Decatur, Alabama?
Alcohol
Club Drug
Crack Cocaine
Ecstasy
Heroin
Inhalants
Marijuana
Meth
Over The Counter Drug
Powder Cocaine
Prescription Drug
Psychedelic Drug
17%
4%
2%
3%
3%
3%
13%
4%
11%
10%
23%
7%
Your Age?
0-10
11-21
22-31
32 or older
2%
18%
53%
27%
Your Gender?
Female
Male
38%
62%
Surveys updated monthly.

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