Addiction Topic Keyword: Methamphetamine (p. 1 of 2)

  • 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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  • The Effects of Meth are Far From Pleasurable

    The Effects of Meth are Far From Pleasurable

    Methamphetamine is a very addictive stimulant that's closely related to amphetamine, it's long lasting and toxic to the central nervous system. Meth which is short for methamphetamine, is a white, odorless, bitter tasting powder that's taken either orally, snorted through the nose, dissolved in liquid and injected or also comes in rock form known as crystal meth which is smoked.
    What's In...

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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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  • Methylenedioxymethamphetamine is a Dangerous Mood Altering Drug

    Methylenedioxymethamphetamine is a Dangerous Mood Altering Drug

    What is Methylenedioxymethamphetamine? Methylenedioxymethamphetamine is better known as Ecstasy and MDMA and has been around for a long time, since the 80's. It's a synthetic drug that many of our young people are still using recreationally today even though the drug produces side effects that many people have found to be extremely uncomfortable.
    Fortunately some of the affects experienced...

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  • Methadone Information and Detox

    Methadone Information and Detox

    What is Methadone? Methadone is a type of synthetic or man-made narcotic drug. When used legally, its primary purpose is to treat the addiction to narcotic drugs as well as to relieve pain in severe levels, most commonly in people that have a terminal illness such as cancer.
    Methadone is a drug that has been available legally since 1947, but it is important to know that methadone can be...

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  • Crystal Methamphetamine (Meth) Addiction and Treatment - Updated 2011

    Crystal Methamphetamine (Meth) Addiction and Treatment - Updated 2011

    Meth was produced from ephedrine back in 1893 and it wasn't until the 50's that crystallized meth was produced. Methamphetamine prescriptions were prescribed for many people in the 50's for treating medical health problems such as narcolepsy and obesity.
    Today, meth is one of the most threatening abused illegal drugs in many areas throughout the United States among teens, young and many...

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