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Crystal Meth Addiction

Crystal Meth Abuse Associated With Cognitive Decline

The negative effects of illicit substances like crystal meth have long been documented, but a new study in the journal Neuropsychopharmacology has supplied evidence that points to crystal meth as the cause of reduced cognitive abilities in a number of users. There have been other studies that have looked into the cognitive effects of crystal … Continue reading Crystal Meth Abuse Associated With Cognitive Decline

March 15, 2013

Crystal Meth Addiction

The Connection Between Prostitution and Crystal Meth Addiction

In group therapy sessions at crystal meth rehabs across the country, patients share their drug histories and the specifics of how they knew they had hit rock bottom. Unfortunately, many patients find that they have one grueling experience in common: trauma that was defined by turning tricks or being forced into the sex trade to … Continue reading The Connection Between Prostitution and Crystal Meth Addiction

February 12, 2012

Crystal Meth Addiction

Crystal Meth Labs and the Danger They Bring to the Neighborhood

On This Page: Dangerous Chemicals + Crystal Meth Addiction = Dangerous Explosions Fumes, Kids, and Other Dangers of Crystal Meth Labs Reporting Crystal Meth Labs in Your Neighborhood Once upon a time, crystal meth was cooked and created in remote rural locations, and the labs used to create the drug were often in trailer homes … Continue reading Crystal Meth Labs and the Danger They Bring to the Neighborhood

August 17, 2011

Crystal Meth Addiction

10 Steps to Avoid Crystal Meth Addiction Relapse

Crystal meth addiction is one of the most difficult addictions to shake in the long-term. According to several studies, relapse occurs between seven and ten months after completion of crystal meth rehab in about 80 percent of recovering addicts. Whether a relapse translates to a full-blown return to crystal meth addiction or is just a … Continue reading 10 Steps to Avoid Crystal Meth Addiction Relapse

February 28, 2011

Crystal Meth Addiction

3 Goals of Crystal Meth Addiction Treatment

Recovery after crystal meth addiction is unlike recovery after addiction to most other drugs. While avoiding relapse always requires constant vigilance, the cravings for most drugs decrease over time. Not so for crystal meth addicts. Studies have shown that after a few months of abstinence, when all is seemingly balanced without drugs of any kind, … Continue reading 3 Goals of Crystal Meth Addiction Treatment

October 8, 2010