Sun Prairie, Wisconsin
Sun Prairie, WI Profile
Sun Prairie, WI, population 20,369 , is located
in Wisconsin's Dane county,
about 12.2 miles from Madison and 63.4 miles from Rockford.
In the 90's the population of Sun Prairie has grown by about 33%.
It is Estimated in recent years the population of Sun Prairie has been growing at an annual rate of 4.7 percent.
Reports show that during 2003 property crime levels in the Sun Prairie area were higher than Wisconsin's average.
The same data shows violent crime levels to be lower than the Wisconsin average.
Sun Prairie Statistics
Sun Prairie Gender Information
Males in Sun Prairie: 9,804 (48%)
Females in Sun Prairie: 10,565 (52%)
As % of Population in Sun Prairie
Race Diversity in Sun Prairie
African American: 3%
As % of Population in Sun Prairie
Age Diversity in Sun Prairie
Median Age in Sun Prairie: 32.9 (Males in Sun Prairie: 31.8, Females in Sun Prairie: 33.9)
Sun Prairie Males Under 20: 16%
Sun Prairie Females Under 20: 15%
Sun Prairie Males 20 to 40: 15%
Sun Prairie Females 20 to 40: 16%
Sun Prairie Males 40 to 60: 12%
Sun Prairie Females 40 to 60: 13%
Sun Prairie Males Over 60: 5%
Sun Prairie Females Over 60: 7%
Economics in Sun Prairie
Sun Prairie Household Average Size: 2.56 people
Sun Prairie Median Household Income: $ 51,345
Sun Prairie Median Value of Homes: $ 142,300
Law Enforcement in Sun Prairie
Reported crimes in the Sun Prairie area during 2003:
Murder and non-negligent man-slaughter: 0
Forcible rape: 6
Aggravated assault: 16
Violent crime events per 100,000 people: 119
Motor vehicle theft: 24
Property crime events per 100,000 people: 3,614
Sun Prairie Location Information
Elevation: 951 feet above sea level.
Land Area: 7.0 Square Miles.
Nearby Towns & Cities to Sun Prairie
Windsor 6.9 Miles
Cottage Grove 7.5 Miles
Marshall 7.5 Miles
DeForest 7.9 Miles
Maple Bluff 9.5 Miles
Monona 10.4 Miles
Waterloo 11.4 Miles
Deerfield 11.5 Miles
Madison 12.2 Miles
Waunakee 12.2 Miles
Big Cities Nearest Sun Prairie
Madison 12.2 Miles
Rockford 63.4 Miles
Milwaukee 66.8 Miles
Aurora 108.5 Miles
Green Bay 109.9 Miles
Naperville 110.9 Miles
Chicago 121.9 Miles
Joliet 128.5 Miles
Gary 145.6 Miles
Cedar Rapids 148.0 Miles
There was an enormous increase in the number of people seeking treatment for cocaine addiction during the 1980s and 1990s. Treatment providers in most areas of the country, except in the West and Southwest, report that cocaine is the most commonly cited drug of abuse among their clients. The majority of individuals seeking treatment smoke crack, and are likely to be polydrug users, or users of more than one substance. The widespread abuse of cocaine has stimulated extensive efforts to develop treatment programs for this type of drug abuse. Cocaine abuse and addiction is a complex problem involving biological changes in the brain as well as a myriad of social, familial, and environmental factors. Therefore, treatment of cocaine addiction is complex, and must address a variety of problems. Like any good treatment plan, cocaine treatment strategies need to assess the psychobiological, social, and pharmacological aspects of the patient's drug abuse.
Arguments between rival drug dealers, between buyers and dealers, and between rival gangs can turn violent in the hallways of schools. Commonly such disturbances on school grounds end tragically because one or more of the parties involved possesses a gun or knife. In 1994, Congress passed the Improving America's Schools Act, which added violence prevention to the program's original agenda of drug abuse education. But no more money was added, and according to an antidrug group called Drug Strategies, "The practical effect in some schools is that funds that would have supported drug education are now used to buy metal detectors." More and more schools are installing metal detectors by the main entrances to detect concealed weapons, or they hire professional hall safety monitors to patrol the halls during and between classes.
Many educational programs are designed to stop drunk driving. These include public-service announcements on radio and television and educational materials for primary and secondary schools. The effects of such programs are very difficult to evaluate. However, communities that are aware of the problem of alcoholism are more likely to offer effective rehabilitation strategies and other treatment services to drunk drivers.
The passage of the CSA pushed the manufacture of banned substances into illicit laboratories and promoted experimentation with substances that were similar to, but distinct from, controlled substances. The federal government responded by modifying the Controlled Substances Act in 1986, banning all designer drugs and all possible variations of controlled substances.
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.
Residential treatment offers intensive drug addiction help over a period of weeks or months. This form of treatment has some advantages over out-patient treatment, although it may not be suitable for everyone. For example, those who are responsible for caring for young children may be better suited to attendance at an out patient treatment program. Residential treatment offers a safe, drug and alcohol-free environment where individuals can confront their own drug addiction and associated issues, with the help of qualified staff. Therapy usually consists of a mixture of group counseling, individual counseling and an introduction to the principles of a drug recovery program.
Drug rehabilitation is a place or program that an individual enters to treat a drug or alcohol addiction. Through therapy and education, the individual is restored to their former non-drug using self. They are then able to re-enter society clean and sober. There are many reasons why a person would need to attend a drug rehabilitation program. Some of the many reasons are: the inability to control their drinking or drug use, alienating their friends and family, problems with the law, and problems at work. Also, there are several different types of drug rehabilitation programs available: inpatient, outpatient, residential, short-term, and long-term.
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".
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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