Meth Addiction

 

Methamphetamine is a stimulant drug which is highly addictive and destructive. Commonly referred to as just ‘meth’, Methamphetamine is often developed in pharmacy labs outside of the United States and Canada.

It comes in a powdered form that is dissolved in liquid, snorted or smoked. When taken, meth blocks open the pleasure receptor in the brain releasing an influx of dopamine. This creates an intense feeling of euphoria or a “rush” to the individual. It also intensifies further cravings and need for the drug.

 

SIGNS & SYMPTOMS OF METH ABUSE

Symptoms that someone may be using meth include:

  • Increased heart rate
  • Increased body temperature
  • Loss of appetite and weight loss
  • Insomnia
  • Paranoia
  • Obsessive focus with performing repetitive actions
  • Tremors and jaw clenching

METH ADDICTION TREATMENT

The most effective approach for meth addiction is holistic. While the client lives in a therapeutic community, we use a range of diverse group and individual interventions. The group recovers together with the support of experienced clinicians creating real change and the basis to stay clean and sober for the long-term. 

Affordable and effective continuing care is as important as primary care and treatment. Addiction doesn’t occur in a few weeks and the addict needs to keep working on their program of recovery to keep their disease in remission.

The focus of treatment at Recovery Works is on the group process with therapy and programs that address personal struggles. This approach is then coupled with a strong emphasis on Continuing Care through Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous.  We encourage you to call today for more information or a free assessment at +1 778-430-1212.

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