Meth Addiction can be Deadly

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Meth Addiction can be Deadly Many drugs are horribly addictive and have extremely adverse effects on their users.  However, meth addiction has been shown to be one of the most string addictions and has the most extreme effects.  Different from other drug abusers, meth addict’s symptoms are often easily recognizable from outward appearances.  Those struggling with meth addictions often have scarred and prematurely aging faces paired with extreme tooth decay that indicates the abuse.  If someone you love is...

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Addictions

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Addictions defined: The American Psychological Association defines addiction as, “…a condition in which the body must have a drug to avoid physical and psychological withdrawal symptoms. Addiction’s first stage is dependence, during which the search for a drug dominates an individual’s life. An addict eventually develops tolerance, which forces the person to consume larger and larger doses of the drug to get the same effect.” (Apa.org) However, addictions—long thought to be solely drug related (an...

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Meth: Addiction and Rehab in Utah

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While most people have heard of meth, or its most popular form crystal meth, most people don’t know the toll that it can take on the user.  Meth is one of the most addictive narcotics on the market today, and while meth use in Utah looks like it might be in decline, it’s still a serious problem. Unlike many other narcotics which are derived from plants, meth can be made from a variety of household chemicals. Meth can be taken by swallowing, snorting, smoking, or by using a hypodermic needle. How can you tell...

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Scary Information on Meth Users in Utah!

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Since 2001 Meth has been the #1 drug of choice for all Utahns that went ot public substance-abuse treatment programs.  It accounted for 28% of the 18,985 admissions…scary huh?!?  Oh there’s more: Meth is #1 choice for women.  It hits 36.8% of all admissions last year…alcohol was only 22% amongst women! Source:  Utah Division of Substance Abuse & Mental Health

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