• Crystal Meth and HIV/AIDS: The Perfect Storm?

    Crystal Meth and HIV.pdf   Crystal methamphetamine (CM) is an extremely addictive stimulant that increases sexual arousal while reducing inhibition and judgment. Its use is associated with a range of high-risk sexual behaviors that increase the likelihood of acquiring or transmitti More >>
  • What is Methamphetamine

    What is methamphetamine.pdf   Methamphetamine is part of the amphetamine family of drugs, which stimulate the brain and nervous system in a similar way to cocaine and ‘speed’, but with strong effects that last much longer. The crystal form of methamphetamine, sometimes called Crystal More >>
  • Why Do People Use Methamphetamine

    Why Do People Use Methamphetamine.pdf   On the surface, methamphetamine may seem attractive. Thus, many people are tricked or lured into using meth for the initial good feelings it brings. Immediately after smoking or intravenous injection, the meth user experiences an intense sensation, called More >>
  • Effects

    Effects of Methamphetamine.pdf   Methamphetamine is a highly addictive drug, whether injected, snorted or smoked, that affects the brain and central nervous system. Methamphetamine increase levels of the neurotransmitter dopamine, which stimulates brain cells, enhancing mood and body mov More >>
  • Risks of Methamphetamine

    Risks of methamphetamine.pdf   Taking methamphetamine involves some serious risks. Here’s what it could do to you: • Severe psychoses caused by methamphetamine have been reported in countries where there is widespread use of the drug. Psychosis is a serious mental state where you lose More >>
  • Psychological Addiction

    Psychological Addiction to Crystal Meth.pdf   Crystal Meth or methamphetamines, in general, are central nervous system stimulants that resemble the drug amphetamines in their chemical structure. However, crystal meth has an emphatic onset of effects that is not as profound in amphetamines. Since cry More >>
  • Crystal Meth: Hazards and Teens

    Hazards and Teens.pdf   Neurological hazards. Methamphetamine releases high levels of the neurotransmitter dopamine, which stimulates brain cells, enhancing mood and body movement. It also appears to have a neurotoxic effect, damaging brain cells that contain dopamine and seroto More >>
  • Signs Of Meth Use

    Signs of Meth Use.pdf   Relatives and friends should be aware of the signs of meth use so they can get help for a person who is abusing methamphetamine. Methamphetamine, or meth, abuse is a dangerous habit that can lead to addiction, mental damage, and death. More >>
  • Overcoming Methamphetamine Addiction

    Overcoming Methamphetamine Addiction.pdf   Meth addiction is psychologically devastating affliction that has long lasting effects on the mind and body. Meth, also known as speed, is homemade chemical that acts as a stimulant. Meth addicts, or tweakers, become quickly seduced by the drug because it More >>
  • Crystal Meth - Withdrawal Symptoms

    Crystal Meth Withdrawal Symptoms.pdf   Crystal Meth withdrawal symptoms can last days or weeks, depending on how long one has been an addict. It is important to remember that all drugs (but ESPECIALLY this one) change the chemistry of the user's brain. People who use Crystal Meth habitually te More >>