Canterbury, New Hampshire
Canterbury, NH Profile
Canterbury, NH, population 1,979.
Canterbury Gender Information
Males in Canterbury: 955 (99.90%)
Females in Canterbury: 1,024 (0.10%)
As % of Population in Canterbury
Race Diversity in Canterbury
African American: 12.82%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 23.08%
Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 2.56%
As % of Population in Canterbury
Age Diversity in Canterbury
Median Age in Canterbury: 42.40
Canterbury People age 0 to 4: 108 (5.46)%
Canterbury People age 5 to 9: 132 (6.67)%
Canterbury People age 10 to 14: 154 (7.78)%
Canterbury People age 15 to 19: 127 (6.42)%
Canterbury People age 20 to 24: 59 (2.98)%
Canterbury People age 25 to 34: 160 (8.08)%
Canterbury People age 35 to 44: 346 (17.48)%
Canterbury People age 45 to 54: 461 (23.29)%
Canterbury People age 55 to 59: 147 (7.43)%
Canterbury People age 60 to 64: 80 (4.04)%
Canterbury People age 65 to 74: 112 (5.66)%
Canterbury People age 75 to 84: 76 (3.84)%
Canterbury People age 85 plus: 17 (0.86)%
Economics in Canterbury
Canterbury Household Average Size: 2.64 people
Canterbury Median Household Income: $58,026
Canterbury Median Value of Homes: $132,900
Nearby Towns & Cities to Canterbury
Tilton Northfield 6.46 Miles
Pittsfield 11.78 Miles
Contoocook 12.18 Miles
Laconia 14.22 Miles
Suncook 16.09 Miles
Henniker 18.19 Miles
Hooksett 18.76 Miles
Meredith 21.00 Miles
South Hooksett 23.12 Miles
Wolfeboro 23.76 Miles
Big Cities Nearest Canterbury(Population 100,000+)
Boston 75.11 Miles
Worcester 76.08 Miles
Waterbury 145.53 Miles
New Haven 157.59 Miles
Yonkers 204.50 Miles
Paterson 215.14 Miles
New York 219.69 Miles
Jersey City 222.95 Miles
Syracuse 232.26 Miles
Philadelphia 296.86 Miles
Outreach workers are in a unique position to educate and influence their peers to stop using drugs and reduce their risks for HIV and other blood-borne infections.
An estimated 19.1 million Americans age 12 years or older were current users of illicit drugs in 2004, meaning they used an illicit drug at least once during the 30 days prior to being interviewed. This represents 7.9% of the population 12–17 years. The rate declined slightly between 2002 and 2004 (8.3% in 2002 and 8.2% in 2003).
Addiction is a word used to describe those in our modern society who we as a whole shun from our front doors. It used to mean a person that couldn't stop using drugs, or couldn't stop drinking. Then it became the term to use for people who couldn't stop doing anything, such as sex, gambling, working, surfing the internet, and so much more. In our society it has become a word synonymous with "problem" and as such the people suffering from it are considered just that, society's problem. Now, scientists are finding that addiction is nothing like what we once thought it was, the downfall of any good person. The brain operates on a reward system. When the body gets something it likes, the brain rewards us with the appropriate feeling to get us to re-introduce that original stimuli. All animals are made the same in this, so that when a rat eats a piece of cheese he knows its good and will go back to it, or when a person goes from a cold area to a warm spot he will be more tempted to stay in the better climate. Animals are different from humans however, in that different stimuli will affect the brain differently. Tests have shown that while rats can be made dependent on alchohol, they still wont drink it unless another positive reinforcement is added. Even with the pain of alchohol withdrawal they will shun away from the very chemicals that will keep their body from a pain they normally wouldn't be accustomed to.
36.6% of students report riding with a driver who had been drinking alcohol.
Drug abuse is defined as the chronic or habitual use of any chemical substance to alter states of body or mind for other than medically warranted purposes. Drug abuse is a problem which has an effect on people of all income levels,
ages, and stations in life. Quite often the last person to see that there is a
problem is the drug abuser them self. Every year, more and more people become
drug addicts in their pursuit to get "high".
Dependence is the compulsive use of a substance despite negative consequences which can be severe; drug dependence is simply excessive use of a drug or use of a drug for purposes for which it was not medically intended. Physical dependence on a substance (needing a drug to function) is not necessary or sufficient to define addiction. There are some substances that don't cause addiction but do cause physical dependence (for example, some blood pressure medications) and substances that cause addiction but not classic physical dependence (cocaine withdrawal, for example, it does not have symptoms like vomiting and chills; it is mainly characterized by depression).
Abstinence is the act or practice of refraining from indulging a desire. The type of abstinence we are referring to here is abstinence from drugs and alcohol. This term has two connotations when it comes to abstaining from drugs. The first refers to drug or alcohol treatment programs that aim to help an individual stop using drugs or alcohol for the rest of their lives. The time abstinence is also used in drug education and prevention. It refers to trying to stop children from ever using drugs.
Addiction treatment is needed when an individual finds that they have developed a drug or alcohol addiction which they are not able to successful end on their own. With the help of addiction treatment, addicted individual can get help to control their drug taking behavior and live happy and successful lives. There are several addiction treatment options available for drug and alcohol addiction. Some of these options include self-help groups, counseling, drug rehabilitation programs (in and out-patient), and residential treatment facilities. Each of these differ
in their aims and outcomes and elements of these addiction treatment options are often
Relapse is a term used to describe when an individual who has quit using drugs starts using once again. A relapse can mean just a one time use, a long term continues period of using or anything in between after a period of sobriety has taken place. An individual begins to experience a psychological relapse long before their first use after
quitting. Some things that can lead to relapse both physically or psychologically include: 1. Being in the presence of drugs or alcohol, drug or alcohol users, or places where you used or bought chemicals. 2. Feelings we perceive as negative, particularly anger; also sadness, loneliness, guilt, fear, and anxiety. 3. Positive feelings that make you want to celebrate by using. 4. Listening to others past drug use stories and just dwelling on getting high. 5. Believing that you no longer have to worry (complacent). That is, that you are no longer stimulated to crave drugs/alcohol by any of the above situations or by anything else – and therefore maybe it’s safe for you to use occasionally.
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