Addictive Nature of Crystal Methamphetamine Cedar City UT

There are two things that are common in addictive drugs. Initially they produce a pleasurable effect, followed by a rebound unpleasant effect. Through its stimulant effects, an amphetamine produces a positive feeling, but when it wears off it leaves a person with the conflicting feelings. This is because of the suppression by the drug of the normal production of adrenaline.

Paiute Tribe Behavioral Health Dept
(435) 586-1112x500
440 North Paiute Drive
Cedar City, UT
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Substance abuse
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Outpatient

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Southwest Center
(435) 867-7654
245 East 680 South
Cedar City, UT
Hotline
(435) 867-7654
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification
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Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, DUI/DWI offenders
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ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, Italian, Korean

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Behavioral Mental Health Services
(435) 787-2272
40 West Cache Valley Boulevard
Logan, UT
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Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
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Italian

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Alliance Clinical Services
(801) 763-7775
71 North 490 West
American Fork, UT
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Substance abuse
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Outpatient
Language Services
Spanish

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Paiute Tribe Behavioral Health Dept
(435) 586-1112x500
440 North Paiute Drive
Cedar City, UT
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Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient

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Horizon House
(435) 586-2515
54 North 200 East
Cedar City, UT
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days), Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
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Women, Men, DUI/DWI offenders
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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LightHouse Behavioral Health Services
(435) 865-1555
148 North 100 East
Cedar City, UT
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Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders

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First Step House
(801) 359-8862x114
411 Grant Street
Salt Lake City, UT
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Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days), Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Men, DUI/DWI offenders

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Southwest Center
(435) 634-5600
474 West 200 North Street
Saint George, UT
Hotline
(435) 634-5600
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Halfway house
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days), Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Residential beds for clients' children, DUI/DWI offenders

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San Juan Counseling
(435) 678-2992
356 South Main Street
Blanding, UT
Hotline
(800) 502-3999
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Substance abuse
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Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
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Adolescents, DUI/DWI offenders
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ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, Navajo, Spanish

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Addictive Nature of Crystal Methamphetamine

There are two things that are common in addictive drugs. Initially they produce a pleasurable effect, followed by a rebound unpleasant effect. Through its stimulant effects, an amphetamine produces a positive feeling, but when it wears off it leaves a person with the conflicting feelings. This is because of the suppression by the drug of the normal production of adrenaline. Now, a chemical imbalance is created and the result is irritability that physically demands more of the drug to go back to normal and feel good again. This pleasure/tension cycle leads to loss of control over amphetamines–and addiction.Amphetamine causes strokes, heart attacks

These brain cells represent a simplified way of looking at the BRAIN’S REWARD SYSTEM On the left we see the various drives and needs of the body; sex, hunger, thirst and friendship. When these drives are satisfied, or when pain is relieved, a signal is sent to certain brain cells (the monitor cell on the left) which manufacture a chemical substance that signals reward. When these monitor cells have been stimulated, a signal is sent to the tip where a small amount of this reward chemical is released. The chemical or neurotransmitter then reaches and stimulates the reward center, causing a feeling of well-being.

Amphetamine damages blood vessels

Amphetamines produce an artificial feeling of pleasure. Most addictive drugs are able to produce pleasurable effects by chemically mimicking certain normal brain messenger chem...

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