Chandler was originally settled in the early 1890's, and is a city of over 210,000 people. Chandler is part of the Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA), which is the fourteenth largest in the United States with a population over 3.2 million people.
Chandler is located in south/central Arizona. It is about a thirty minute drive southeast of Phoenix. There is one Fortune 1000 company headquartered in Chandler. Nearby Phoenix is also home to seven Fortune 1000 companies, and nearby Scottsdale is home to three more.
Chandler has a hot arid climate. January is the coolest month of the year with an average daily temperature of 67 degrees Fahrenheit. July is the warmest month of the year with an average daily temperature over 100 degrees Fahrenheit. Chandler receives more than 330 sunny day a year and very little rain.
For a city of modest size, Chandler provides a good assortment of arts and entertainment offerings. Some of the more notable arts and entertainment offerings include:The Arizona Railway Museum The Chandler Center for the Arts The Chandler Museum The Commemorative Air Force Museum
Chandler also hosts over 20 festivals and events every year from Chihuahua Races to an Ostrich Festival, and more.
As a suburb of Phoenix, Chandler residents and visitors can easily enjoy all of the arts and entertainment offerings of nearby Phoenix, Arizona's largest city, and the sixth largest city in the United States.
For sports enthusiasts, nearby Glendale is home to the National Football League's (NFL) Arizona Cardinals, the National Hockey League's (NHL) Phoenix Coyotes, and the national Lacrosse League's (NLL) Arizona Sting. Other nearby professional sports offerings include the Arena Football Leagues's (AFL) Arizona Rattlers, Major League Baseball's (MLB) Arizona Diamondbacks, the National Basketball Association's (NBA) Phoenix Suns, and the WNBA's Phoenix Mercury.
In addition, in the spring of every year, nine major league baseball teams come to the Phoenix area for spring training. Nearby Scottsdale is also home to the FBR Open Golf Tournament.=
Chandler strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Arizona):
|Low Rate of Poverty |
|People in Middle Class or Better |
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|Well-Paid Single Women |
|Well-Paid Single Men |
|College Educated Adults |
|Low Violent Crime |
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If you or a loved one living in Chandler has a drug or alcohol addiction problem, you may be overwhelmed and not know where to turn; but our mission is to support you and to let you know that you do not have to face this situation alone. We care about you and your loved ones in Chandler, Arizona; the good news is that you have identified that there is a drug or alcohol abuse problem, and are now looking for a positive solution. We will help you to assess the seriousness of your drug or alcohol abuse problem and to locate the Chandler Drug Treatment or Alcohol Rehabilitation Center that will best be suited to your individual needs.
The different types of drug treatment in Chandler, AZ. can include holistic drug and alcohol rehabilitation, Short-term Drug Treatment Programs, Long-term Rehab Programs, Outpatient Drug Treatment Facilities, Inpatient Rehab Programs, partial hospitalization, and sober living just to name a few. The type of Drug Rehab or Alcohol Rehabilitation Program that is needed will depend upon the degree of dependence, the individual's social situation, and the kind of substance which they have become addicted to.
The ultimate goal of all Alcohol Rehab or Drug Rehabilitation Centers should be to enable the individual from Chandler, Arizona to achieve lasting abstinence. Much research has indicated that in order for drug and alcohol addiction treatment to be effective, it must teach the individual how to change to their compulsive behaviors in order to remove the addiction and to be able to avoid a possible relapse. Overall, Alcohol Rehab or Drug Rehabilitation Facilities need to address both the physical and psychological dependency of an addiction; the behavioral and social symptoms also need to be adequately addressed before an individual from Chandler can have the tools that they will need to help sustain that recovery for the remainder of his or her life.
Drug detox is the first step in the Chandler, AZ. rehabilitation treatment process toward recovery from a drug and alcohol addiction. The main goal in this component of the Chandler Alcohol Rehab or Drug Treatment Program is to rid the body of toxins that accumulate over the course of a long term drug or alcohol addiction. It is very common to see individuals from Chandler, AZ. in drug detox that has combined different drugs such as marijuana, cocaine, heroin, or pain pills with alcohol.
When an individual from Chandler has sustained the use of any of these various kinds of drugs, it causes adaptations within their body that lessen the drug's original effects over time; this is a phenomenon that is known as drug tolerance. At this point, the individual from Chandler, Arizona has developed a physical dependency on the substance and withdrawal symptoms will be experienced upon discontinuation. The reason that it is imperative that an individual from Chandler have professional supervision during the detox process is because the staff at a Drug Rehabilitation or Alcohol Treatment Facility can help to make this process much easier by administering elements of treatment that can help to alleviate some of the painful withdrawal symptoms.
Once the early stages of withdrawal have passed, an individual from Chandler will then be able to begin a directed, Alcohol Treatment or Drug Rehab Program that will begin to address aspects of the psychological dependency by teaching behavioral skills that will help them to function without the use of alcohol or drugs. This component in drug recovery treatment will usually involve some type of individual or group counseling. There may also be occupational and behavioral therapies that are utilized as components of treatment in order to help to teach the individual from Chandler, AZ. life and social skills that may have been lost while they were under the influence of addiction.
Before an addict is finally willing to surrender to the Drug Rehabilitation or Alcohol Rehab Program process, they may have already made repeated promises to their loved ones in Chandler who have been experiencing the negative effects from the individual's drug or alcohol abuse; because of the way that these substances chemically alter the person's brain, these empty promises cannot be fulfilled. If loved ones in Chandler, Arizona continue to believe these empty promises, it could possible mean that the addicted person will then have time to overdose on drugs or have a serious car accident while under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
In an Alcohol Treatment or Drug Rehab Facility, the individual from Chandler will become educated about the ways that drugs and alcohol affect the various functions of the brain; they will learn that it was these physiological changes that made it almost impossible for them to stop using on their own, and not personal integrity. As an individual from Chandler, AZ. learns more about how to deal with drug triggers and as they master to the tools that they will need to use in order to stay sober when they return home to Chandler, they will become confident in their ability to do so.
Because we will hold your hand and guide you through this process, getting help is easy - just dial toll free 1-888-560-5563; you can speak to a registered addiction specialist or just fill out the Chandler, Arizona Drug Treatment or Alcohol Rehabilitation Facility request form and we will contact you at the soonest available opportunity.
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 Chandler:
Drug Addiction doesn't just destroy the addict, it destroys everything around them. Families and friends that have been affected by a loved one using drugs and need help can attend Nar-Anon meetings to get help for dealing with someone else's addiction that is close to them. Nar-Anon meetings in Chandler: