Methamphetamine rehabilitation programs are a growing necessity in today’s society. The abuse of methamphetamine is a very serious problem in the United States. According to the most recent National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), an estimated 10.4 million people age 12 or older (4.3 percent of the population) have tried methamphetamine at some [...]
Primary Meth Treatment Admissions Between 1992 and 2002, the primary methamphetamine/amphetamine admission rate in the United States increased from 10 to 52 admissions per 100,000 population aged 12 or older Also, 12 percent of primary methamphetamine/amphetamine admissions reported smoking as the primary route of administration, but by 2002, 50 percent did. 19 States had rates [...]
What is ice? The chemical methamphetamine hydrochloride is generally just known as methamphetamine. Common street names for methamphetamine include crank, speed, meth, crystal meth, and crystal tea. It has been a popular drug of abuse for many years in the United States in its conventional, powdered form, which is usually snorted, ingested, or injected. Methamphetamine [...]
What is Methamphetamine? Methamphetamine is a powerfully addictive stimulant that dramatically affects the central nervous system. The drug is made easily in clandestine laboratories with relatively inexpensive over-the-counter ingredients. These factors combine to make methamphetamine a drug with high potential for widespread abuse.
History of Methamphetamine & Amphetamine Timeline courtesy of erowid.org Jan 18, 1887 Amphetamine was first synthesized by German chemist L. Edeleano and originally named phenylisopropylamine 1919 Methamphetamine, more potent and easy to make, was discovered in Japan 1930′s Amphetamines are first marketed as ‘Benzedrine’ in an over-the-counter inhaler to treat congestion. 1937 Amphetamine is first [...]