Cudahy, WI Profile
Cudahy, WI, population 18,429 , is located
in Wisconsin's Milwaukee county,
about 5.9 miles from Milwaukee and 77.5 miles from Chicago.
In the 90's the population of Cudahy has declined by about 1%.
It is Estimated in recent years the population of Cudahy has been declining at an annual rate of less than one percent.
Reports show that during 2003 property crime levels in the Cudahy area were lower than Wisconsin's average.
The same data shows violent crime levels to be lower than the Wisconsin average.
Cudahy Gender Information
Males in Cudahy: 9,009 (49%)
Females in Cudahy: 9,420 (51%)
As % of Population in Cudahy
Race Diversity in Cudahy
African American: 1%
Native American: 1%
As % of Population in Cudahy
Age Diversity in Cudahy
Median Age in Cudahy: 37.7 (Males in Cudahy: 36.6, Females in Cudahy: 38.8)
Cudahy Males Under 20: 13%
Cudahy Females Under 20: 12%
Cudahy Males 20 to 40: 14%
Cudahy Females 20 to 40: 14%
Cudahy Males 40 to 60: 13%
Cudahy Females 40 to 60: 13%
Cudahy Males Over 60: 8%
Cudahy Females Over 60: 12%
Economics in Cudahy
Cudahy Household Average Size: 2.32 people
Cudahy Median Household Income: $ 40,157
Cudahy Median Value of Homes: $ 105,700
Law Enforcement in Cudahy
Reported crimes in the Cudahy area during 2003:
Murder and non-negligent man-slaughter: 2
Forcible rape: 3
Aggravated assault: 24
Violent crime events per 100,000 people: 216
Motor vehicle theft: 33
Property crime events per 100,000 people: 2,901
Cudahy Location Information
Elevation: 700 feet above sea level.
Land Area: 4.8 Square Miles.
Nearby Towns & Cities to Cudahy
St Francis 1.0 Miles
South Milwaukee 3.4 Miles
Oak Creek 5.1 Miles
Milwaukee 5.9 Miles
West Milwaukee 6.7 Miles
Greendale 6.9 Miles
Greenfield 7.6 Miles
West Allis 8.4 Miles
Shorewood 9.1 Miles
Hales Corners 9.6 Miles
Big Cities Nearest Cudahy
Milwaukee 5.9 Miles
Chicago 77.5 Miles
Madison 78.3 Miles
Rockford 78.8 Miles
Naperville 82.5 Miles
Aurora 86.2 Miles
Gary 98.1 Miles
Joliet 99.9 Miles
Green Bay 108.2 Miles
Grand Rapids 111.0 Miles
Prevention interventions must be personalized for each person at risk. Effective prevention entails discussing the many behavioral changes a drug user must make to reduce his or her risks for HIV/AIDS. It may require showing drug users and their sex partners how to assess their own risk behaviors. It may also require helping people identify barriers that keep them from changing their behavior, informing them about available resources to help them make those changes, encouraging them to seek voluntary HIV testing and counseling, and teaching them how to develop specific, achievable strategies to protect themselves and others from contracting HIV and other infections.
Some drugs lock onto the neuron and act like a pump, so the neuron releases more neurotransmitter. Other drugs block reabsorption or reuptake and cause unnatural floods of neurotransmitter.
Common side effects of dextroamphetamine use include dry mouth, headache, nausea, dizziness, restlessness, increased blood pressure and pulse rate, loss of appetite, difficulty sleeping, and either diarrhea or constipation. Higher doses can result in fever, an unusually fast heartbeat, chest pain, blurred vision, TICS, tremors, moodiness, and even aggression.
Rohypnol has been used to help ease withdrawal symptoms from other drugs such as heroin. Withdrawal symptoms occur when the user gradually cuts back on the amount of a drug being taken until it can be discontinued entirely. Such symptoms include a variety of physical and psychological effects, depending on the drug. Cocaine users have taken Rohypnol to help come down after a drug-using binge. Specifically, Rohypnol has been known to help with the DEPRESSION that may occur after using STIMULANTS like cocaine. Some use it as a cure for a hangover, the uncomfortable feelingsâ€”such as the pounding headache, upset stomach, and trembling feelingsâ€”that often occur after a bout of heavy drinking. Criminals worldwide have used the power of Rohypnol in a variety of crimes. Both females and males have been victims of Rohypnol-assisted crimes. Rapists have used this sedative-hypnotic to incapacitate their victims so they can overpower them with ease. Thieves have also used Rohypnol to knock out people so they could steal money and credit cards from their wallets.
Alcoholism, also known as "alcohol dependence," is a condition that includes craving and continued alcohol abuse despite repeated drinking-related problems, such as losing a job or getting into trouble with the law. It includes four major areas:Craving: - A strong need, or compulsion, to drink. Impaired control: -The inability to limit one's drinking on any given occasion. Physical dependence: -Withdrawal symptoms, such as nausea, sweating, shakiness, and anxiety, when alcohol use is stopped after a period of heavy drinking. Tolerance: - The need for increasing amounts of alcohol in order to feel its effects.
An intervention is when a group of loved ones and/or a trained intervention counselor meets with the person in need of help for the purpose of breaking down their denial and motivating them to immediately seek drug addiction treatment. Often, individuals in the midst of drug addiction engage in a variety of self destructive behaviors. Although baffling to friends and family members such people generally either aren't aware on a conscious level that they have a drug addiction problem, or even when they know they have a problem they may cling to the false belief that the problem will somehow go away without any outside help. When an intervention is held a moment of clarity is created
for the addict. Most people struggling with the problem of drug or alcohol
addiction will accept help the very day of the intervention.
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
An addict is an individual who has a compulsive urge to use drugs, to the point where they feel they have no effective choice but to continue use. An addict will continue their self destructive behaviors in order to feel good or to avoid
feeling bad. It can dominate their mind, and keep them coming back for more. The addiction can be
different for each addict, depending on their vice and the kind of person they
Drug Side Effects
Drug addiction and abuse comes with a heavy price. There are drastic drug side effects associated with drug misuse and abuse. Drug side effects from legal and illegal drugs can range from mild itching to comas and death. In addition to the physical drug side effects mentioned, there are many psychological drug side effects of drug abuse; the most serious being drug addiction and overdose.
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