METH AND AMERICAN TEENS
A Controversial Awareness Campaign Hits Home but Misses the Mark for Some in South Dakota
A news story out of South Dakota made national headlines when the state launched a controversial media campaign. Governor Kristi Noem led an ad campaign to raise awareness of the state’s meth problem. The slogan of the campaign was: “Meth. We’re On It.“
Meth Surge Now Rivals Opioids for National Headlines
Most of the headlines I see on America’s addiction crisis are related to the opioid epidemic, and rightly so. Opiates account for a significant portion of our nation's drug crisis. But it’s not the only drug to be aware of.
How Did Hawaii Become the Meth Capital of the U.S. and How Can We Help?
Crystal meth. Meth. Ice. Speed. Crank. Chalk. Glass. Wash. Pookie. These are all slang names for methamphetamine, a drug which grows in global public use every year. Across most parts of the United States as well, use of meth has increased.
Parents: Don’t Let Yourself be Blindsided by Your Child’s Drug Use
Too many parents lose their teen or young adult children to drugs when they don’t even know the individual is using drugs. Learn how to prevent this horrible surprise and possibly save a young life.
Adderall—Controversial Medicine, Addictive Drug, and Twin Brother to Methamphetamine
The truth about opioid pain reliever drugs and their stark similarities to heroin and other illegal street opioids is more than well known. But what about the common amphetamine drug Adderall?
Methamphetamine, The Drug That Tears You Apart
Methamphetamine is a white odorless but bitter, crystalline powder. It dissolves in water or alcohol. Methamphetamine is highly addictive and mind-altering. As methamphetamine poses no health benefits to users, it is also highly illegal to use.