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  • The Value of Faith Based Meth Addiction Help

    The Value of Faith Based Meth Addiction Help

    From coast to coast the problem of meth addiction has been growing with every passing year. Meth addiction is not confined to the inner cities or poor parts of the country, and meth addicts come from all walks of life. Men and women, young and old, rich and poor - they can all fall victim to the problem of meth addiction and be subject to all the dangers that addiction can create.
    From the...

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  • The Value of Christian Treatment Centers for Meth Abuse

    The Value of Christian Treatment Centers for Meth Abuse

    The problem of meth abuse has never been greater, and the dangers have never been more intense. From the inner cities to the most rural parts of the country, the use of meth has been growing to epidemic proportions and taking even law enforcement by surprise.
    Sometimes the problem of meth abuse flies under the radar, with addicts making their own supplies and sharing meth with their...

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  • Crystal Meth History

    Crystal Meth History

    Crystal methamphetamine is a stimulant drug that "typically is smoked using glass pipes similar to pipes used to smoke crack cocaine" (DOJ). It can also be injected and it is a "colorless, odorless form of d-methamphetamine." It is a synthetic, or manmade substance, and it looks like little shards of crystal or or rocks that are sometimes bluish-white.
    Though it produces a strong and...

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  • Meth Abuse, Withdrawal Detox and Rehab

    Meth Abuse, Withdrawal Detox and Rehab

    Methamphetamine is a highly addictive psycho stimulant drug that is a member of the amphetamine class of psychoactive drugs. The drug has many effects, but is mainly known for the energy and alertness that it provides.
    However, the drug has many harmful effects on the human body including: Anorexia Hypertension Insomnia Stroke Heart Attack Hallucinations Obsessive...

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  • Signs Associated with Home-Based Meth Labs

    Signs Associated with Home-Based Meth Labs

    Meth is a powerful and highly addictive drug that can easily be manufactured. Because the production of meth doesn't require an elaborate set up for the illicit drug to be produced, innocent lives are put in harm's way every day because they're living near a dwelling where it's being manufactured.
    Meth lab setups can range in sizes from super labs to one-pot methods so unfortunately they...

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  • Meth - Extremely Addictive

    Meth - Extremely Addictive

    Meth is More Addictive than 'First Time Users' may think! If chronic meth addicts only realized what their life was going to be like someday after trying the highly addictive and destructive drug for the first time, I'm sure they would have had second thoughts before they used. Just being aware of the side effects alone associated with the abuse of meth would stop most people from trying the...

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  • The History of Crystal Meth

    The History of Crystal Meth

    Crystal Meth, which is short for methamphetamine in its crystallized form (as opposed to being either in a powder or rock formation), has become a very popular drug both in the United States and around the world. This drug, which was used almost three times more than crack cocaine in 1999, is not just a new fad. Crystal meth has been in existence close to one hundred years.
    In 1893,...

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  • The link between Twelve Step Crystal Meth Anonymous Participation and Reducing HIV Infection Rates

    The link between Twelve Step Crystal Meth Anonymous Participation and Reducing HIV Infection Rates

    A link has been found between increasing HIV infection rates and drug use. Specifically, stimulants, such as crystal meth have been associated with becoming HIV infected. Crystal meth is considered a party drug, often used on the club circuits as a way to become freer. Free in every meaning of the word, including sexually free.
    So, inpiduals of all different backgrounds, sexual...

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  • Crystal Methamphetamine (Meth) Addiction and Treatment

    Crystal Methamphetamine (Meth) Addiction and Treatment

    In 1893, methamphetamine (meth) was first synthesized from ephedrine by Japanese chemist, Nagayoshi Nagai. In 1919, Akira Ogata synthesized crystallized meth by reducing ephedrine using red phosphorous and iodine. In the 1950s, Pharmacology and Therapeutics reported legal prescriptions of methamphetamine given to the American public for the treatment of narcolepsy, post-encephalitic Parkinsonism,...

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